James Folta

James Folta is a writer, comedian, and carpenter living in Brooklyn. Find more of his work at www.jamesfolta.com or on Twitter, @JamesFolta.

Stories By James Folta


“Hello, I’m a taxidermist here."

Hell of a Race

With a runner negotiating with his maker on his heels, this author gets an ungodly gift when they cross the finish line.

Indoor Wolves

Surrounded by art work worth millions and carpentry tools I met my greatest fear.

Crash of the Century

Ninety-five years ago, a horrific train wreck wiped a Brooklyn street off the map, and changed the city’s subway system forever.

Making All Stressful Stops

I was dissolving in the tunnels beneath the Big Apple. A real New York nightmare.