John Rosman is his real name. nesto is his pen name.

This separation was important when he juggled two worlds — journalism and wild fiction. The experience gave him a unique insight into the endless possibilities of telling a story, and empathy for Prince. Explaining why your name is singular is pretty annoying.

He is a director, writer and producer. His work has the distinguished honor of winning an Emmy and being described as “disgusting” by his mother.

Some places that didn’t find his work disgusting: