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I Don’t Give a S***

“Why don’t you ever talk about climate change on your podcast?” It was Christmas night. Full house at the club. I just had done a standup set for 60 minutes and did…

“Why don’t you ever talk about climate change on your podcast?” It was Christmas night. Full house at the club. I just had done a standup set for 60 minutes and did a little Q&A afterwards. At first I was thinking of a real reason. I was thinking how my wife hides the plastic straws […]

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Top 10 Ways to Overcome Writer’s Block

I haven’t written in 24 hours. I feel sick now. Like my brain is empty. Like maybe my brain has decided it will never write again. Like maybe I’m a failure now.…

I haven’t written in 24 hours. I feel sick now. Like my brain is empty. Like maybe my brain has decided it will never write again. Like maybe I’m a failure now. All I’ve wanted to do for the past 30 years is write every day and now it’s finished. I can’t even feed my […]

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Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It

Kamal went missing. Again. Kamal and I have been friends for over 10 years now. It’s one of the greatest things about the internet for me. No matter what the criticisms, the…

Kamal went missing. Again. Kamal and I have been friends for over 10 years now. It’s one of the greatest things about the internet for me. No matter what the criticisms, the internet has given me a family, close friends, great business partners. And, with Kamal, all of the above. But he was gone. I […]

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The Last Time I Made a New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s Eve, 1994, I was completely lost. I was about to be fired. My girlfriend had broken up with me. I couldn’t get out of bed in the morning without pretending…

New Year’s Eve, 1994, I was completely lost. I was about to be fired. My girlfriend had broken up with me. I couldn’t get out of bed in the morning without pretending to be a human. I was 26 and I felt like I was faking being a real person who could smile and talk […]

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How I Made My First $1,000 (Or… How to Learn Anything Super Fast)

“I will kill you if you repeat this conversation,” Shlomo told me. “I think this web thing is going to be big.” This was 1995. “I want to undercut all of the…

“I will kill you if you repeat this conversation,” Shlomo told me. “I think this web thing is going to be big.” This was 1995. “I want to undercut all of the stores on the street and sell diamonds direct to people at cheaper prices.” Shlomo was the wholesaler to all the retail shops in […]

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The Case Against Andrew Yang

YangGang is intoxicating. I posted a video once jokingly making a connection between “The Addams Family” TV show and my interest in Andrew. It got over 100,000 views. People loved it. People…

YangGang is intoxicating. I posted a video once jokingly making a connection between “The Addams Family” TV show and my interest in Andrew. It got over 100,000 views. People loved it. People loved ME! I really like Andrew. He seems like you and me. Someone we could hang out with in the living room and […]

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The Democratic Disaster Last Week and How the Candidates Can Be Better

In 1980, I visited President Jimmy Carter in the White House. I was obsessed with politics. With the people who worked so hard to be governor or senator or president. I think…

In 1980, I visited President Jimmy Carter in the White House. I was obsessed with politics. With the people who worked so hard to be governor or senator or president. I think it was because I was insecure. I didn’t want to be just me. I wanted people to like me, to maybe even VOTE […]

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