Do You Have To Be Dishonest To Succeed?

I bought two Lululemon shirts and a Lululemon jacket. I wear them everywhere and never really wash. It makes me feel like I’m working out. Like I leave my apartment in the morning, dressed in Lululemon, and I feel like I’m supposed to immediately start jogging. Sometimes, I even feel like I already jogged. I […] Read On…

Useful Skills You Can Learn in Minutes…

How can you tell if someone is lying? I was on a plane from LA. The guy sitting next to me was drinking mini-bottles of vodka the entire way back. We started talking. He once worked for a three initial agency that must be kept private. Then he worked for another one and another one. […] Read On…

364 – Tom Papa: Will You Put Your Dream to The Test?

I’ve never written a review for my own work. No book, no article, no show I’ve worked on. Nothing. The only reviews I write for myself are in my head. And they’re usually terrible. And it usually leads me to wondering if someone else has said the opposite. Like, “It’s great!” “Hilarious!” “Couldn’t be better.” […] Read On…

9 Things I Can’t Look Away From…

A) If I see two people having sex in an apartment across the street, I can’t look away. I want to see from beginning to end. It would be appropriate and ethical to look away. It’s none of my business what they do in their private lives. I’m not even turned on by it. I […] Read On…

363 – Allison Task: How to Have a Personal Revolution

“How do you make eggs fluffy,” I asked. I didn’t know if this was interesting to anyone. But I just really wanted to know. In the past 20 years I’ve only cooked 3x. And one of those times a grease fire broke out. And I was interviewing someone who used to know nothing about cooking, […] Read On…

362 – Dani Zoldan: Why Stand Up Saved My Life

The guest I had scheduled to interview had to cancel last minute. But I wasn’t upset. These things happen to everyone who have busy schedules. I was actually pretty excited. And we’ll get that guest eventually. But in the meantime, I was able to do something creative. And like my producer Steve Cohen says, “Let’s […] Read On…

What Habits Lose Focus

When I was suicidal, I was doing all of the below bad habits. When I was going broke, I was doing all of the below bad habits. I’ve gone from rich to dead broke so many times I’m like a one-man scientific experiment in what works and what doesn’t. Or I’m just an idiot. Either […] Read On…