Joe Bardin biography

photo: Tal Perry

Joe Bardin is an essayist, playwright and screenwriter. His literary nonfiction has appeared in the Louisville Review, Superstition Review, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Eclectica, Rock & Sling, JMWW, Burrow Press Review,  Coldnoon, Pithead Chapel, Outside In Magazine, and Toad Suck Review, among others.

His screenplay, Seeing Maya, was a semi-finalist in the 2016 Rhode Island Film Festival.

His short play, Endless Drive Through, a comedy about an immortalist trying to share his world view with a bank teller, was performed in front of an audience of 900+ at RAAD Fest in San Diego, California in August, 2016.

His play, Love Disorder, a comedy about relationships, performed at the Herberger Theater, Kax Stage in Phoenix in November 2014, the Arizona Republic described as “snappy, clever and irreverent” comparing the humor to that of the hit sitcom “How I Met Your Mother”. But really it’s funnier.

His screenplay, Dark Web, an international Internet crime thriller, is awaiting funding through Warren Weideman Productions.

Joe’s short play, How to Quit Writing, a satire about workshops, was performed at Herberger’s Lunch Time Theater, and his short play, Barking at Butterflies, reflections on life from the point of view of his dogs, was performed at Theatre Artists Studio.

For the past 20 years, Joe has operated a ghostwriting and copywriting firm called Relativity Writing ( He has worked with major brands including Motorola, Proctor & Gamble, DreamWorks Studios and Intel. Joe’s work has won industry recognition including an American Business Award, and publication in AR100 Black Book and the Print Regional Design Annual. Joe has co-written and ghostwritten several books on subjects ranging from art, health and lifestyle change to prosperity and career transition.

Joe’s feature stories have appeared in numerous publications including The Arizona Republic, The Phoenix New Times, Phoenix Magazine, Feng Shui (London), Learning & Leading, Baylor Balance, Arizona Foothills Magazine, BusinessEdge Magazine, BizAZ Magazine, The Ritz-Carlton Magazine, Your Health (Southern California Health Care System), South Coast Style, Trump Style Magazine.

Joe is Director of Communications for the Coalition for Radical Life Extension ( and People Unlimited (, an organization dedicated to radical life extension and physical immortality with its headquarters in Scottsdale, AZ. He has spoken on the subject of physical immortality throughout the US and internationally.