ADDJ – PLEASE help me make this a thing

It you haven't gone to a lot of dance clubs lately, you're fortunate.  DJs are the new rock stars, and I hope the rock stars were never this douchey, but Spinal Tap tells us otherwise.  I guess we get what we deserve ... I dislike most Top 40 music.  I don't really like Kanye West or Taylor …

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How to Be More Funny: My 15 Favorite Jokes to Drop in Conversation

Good writers borrow from other writers.  Great writers steal from them outright. I stole that line from Aaron Sorkin and one of his "West Wing" scripts, like I pilfer so much of my sense of humor. I always wanted to make people laugh.  So much of whether or not someone laughs at your jokes depends …

Tina

At 17 I learned to partner-dance, and it was spectacular. It was 1998, the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies were popular for some reason, and I was friends with a lot of Mormons, so naturally I needed to learn to swing dance. As happens more often you would think, our high school lunch-club of nerds included one …

The Saddest Emoji

A client contacted me the other day explaining that her credit was bad and she had recently been denied on an application.  She included this emoji after the admission. I nearly burst into tears.  Not just your average frowny-face, the hung head and slack eyelids communicate equal levels of shame and despair. I have issues. …