the smell of my desperation has become a stench

Stuff I found while looking around

Just a quick heads up: I’m flying out to New York on Sunday to be on the Today Show on Monday morning. I’ll be on during the eight o’clock hour and ten o’clock hour. We’ll be talking about a few things (mainly my book) but I’m really hoping they bring up Al Roker’s nipples.

I’ll do it if you do it:

The thing it took me my whole career, and fatherhood, to learn is that you don’t get over the fear. You get over the fear of being afraid.

Mike wrote a book. You should buy it.

Text From Dog

Celebrities with cameras

– In An Airplane Lavatory, Artist Creates Flemish-Style Self-Portraits

I have watched this approximately 17 times in a row and it only gets better and better. Be sure to watch it all the way to the end.

– My former neighbor, Jake Bailey, is a celebrity make-up artist and finally shares some of his secrets.

– I EAT THIS SHIT UP: The visual style of The Wire.

– “Life is either daring adventure or nothing at all. We shot this in 10 days, just the two of us.

– People are taking the ‘Draw Something’ app a little too seriously.

– I don’t know how I missed this episode.

– As if we needed any more reasons to loathe the TSA.

American Mozart:

“He is a jackass,” Obama says, in his likable and perfectly balanced modern-professorial voice. “But he’s talented.” The president gives a wink, poses for a few more pictures, and then glides away to meet with the rich Manhattan lawyers in the other room, leaving behind a verdict that he intended to be funny, and also entirely deliberate: even before an audience of one, the leader of the free world is still not letting Kanye West off the hook.

– A few of my favorite tweets from the last week:

Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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