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"Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to appear normal."
Albert Camus

"Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life."
Mark Twain

"Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it will be shot. By Order of the Author."
Mark Twain




You are more than welcome to add me as a friend. I've stopped adding friends back because I couldn't even keep up with the friendslist I already had and it seems ridiculous to be adding people if I don't have time to read them. If this makes you not want to add me, that's fine too.


This is a picture of my family, taken around 1990. I am the only child not making a stupid face.






adult swim, ahwosg, airplane!, airtoons, anne lamott, annie dillard, aphorisms, augusten burroughs, badminton, bagels, bill bryson, bill hicks, blogging about my family, bob hope, bookstores, breakfast, brian regan, bubble bobble, carbohydrates, charlie kaufman, cheese, chuck palahniuk, comedian, comedy central, comedy writing, courdoroys, cream of wheat, dave barry, dave eggers, david fincher, david rakoff, david sedaris, david zucker, dead poet's society, demetri martin, desmond morris, diners, eddie izzard, edward hopper, elaine morgan, elayne boosler, ellen degeneres, emo phillips, flaming globes of sigmund, fran lebowitz, french onion soup, gary gulman, gary larson, geckos, george carlin, goya apple soda, grammar, greg giraldo, history of stand-up comedy, improv, inner monologues, interviews with stand-up comics, james thurber, janeane garofalo, jerry seinfeld, john irving, john leguizamo, john linnell, jon stewart, jonathan franzen, kangaroos, kayaking, kids in the hall, lenny bruce, lewis black, louis ck, loving lamp, lysol antibacterial hand gel, making demented sims, maria bamford, mark twain, matt ridley, mayor adam west, michael ian black, mike birbiglia, milk, ministry of funny walks, mirrors in hotel bathrooms, mitch hedburg, mst3k, new york city, new yorker cartoons, nintendo, not unloading the dishwasher, not wearing shoes, office space, open mics, panera bread, patrick warburton, paula poundstone, paulo cohelo, peanut butter, phobia of jewelry, prospect park, psychology of laughter, ray romano, reading, rene magritte, richard jeni, richard lewis, robert schimmel, robin williams, roz chast, sandra tsing loh, sarcasm, satire, saul steinberg, secretary, seth mcfarlane, shawshank redemption, shyness, simone debeauvoir, six feet under, skunks, snl, snl celebrity jeopardy, stand-up comedy, stephen lynch, steven colbert, steven wright, strongbad e-mails, suzanne westenhoefer, ted alexandro, teen girl squad, tegan and sarah, the daily show, the family guy, the onion, the simpsons, the sims, the state, the weekly week, they might be giants, thomas lennon, tina fey, todd barry, trigger happy tv, trivial pursuit, unusual phobias, v.s. ramachandran, woody allen, writing

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