Stuart Hample, chronic self-doubter, writer, cartoonist, and self-styled "multi-media failure", has written, edited, and illustrated more than twenty books, including the international bestseller Children's Letters to God. Woody Allen is a comic, writer, and filmmaker whose prolific career has spanned more than five decades. He writes frequently for The New Yorker, and is the author of Getting Even, Without Feathers, Side Effects, and Mere Anarchy. R. Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983) was a visionary of the modern age. In his work as an architect, inventor, engineer, writer, mathematician, and educator, he devoted himself to designing objects, buildings, and cars that he hoped would solve many of the problems facing humanity while consuming the minimum of earth's resources.