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Jul 2

Guys Review Their First Spa Day

Women seem to like the spa, but do men? I made a video to investigate.

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Jun 15
Bird simulator - video here.
I’m ready for Oculus Rift.

Bird simulator - video here.

I’m ready for Oculus Rift.

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Jun 10

This week on The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show, my guest is Mike Sacks. He wrote And Here’s The Kicker, one of my all-time favorite books and something anyone even kinda interested in comedy should read. His follow-up, Poking A Dead Frog, comes out June 24th.

In this episode, I ask Mike a lot of question about interviews. He suggests (sorta) that I start a feature where I ask follow-up questions and post them with the interview. I thought it’d be fun to do that here. Here’s two bonus questions I asked after the interview, and Mike’s responses - 

After interviewing so many people, do you feel obligated to do other people’s interviews?

I do, yes. Not sure “obligated” is the right word, but is it that difficult to talk on the phone for an hour or to sit at my desk and write out answers? Not very difficult. I worked retail for ten years, and that was more difficult. It’s kind of a pet-peeve of mine when I reach out for an interview request and never hear back. I don’t at all mind someone saying “no,” but when someone doesn’t get back at all, it kind of bothers me. Isn’t that part of your job, in a sense?

After conducting so many interviews, how does it feel to be on the other side?

It feel great. To prepare for an interview takes a tremendous amount of work (to do it right, anyway). On the other hand, to just sit and gab and answer someone else’s questions isn’t so difficult, especially when the interviewer is good. When it’s bad, it can be kind of annoying. Almost like going on a bad date. A lot of silences and uncomfortable small talk. But most of the time it’s great and fun. It’s like letting someone else drive for once, while you get to look out the window and daydream.

You can listen to Mike look out the window and daydream on iTunes or JeffRubinJeffRubinShow.com,

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Jun 9

Cuphead, a videogame that looks like a 1930’s cartoon. That’s different.

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Jun 3

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Jun 2

scottspizzatours:

Is your brain even prepared for our amazing new POCKET PIZZA JOURNALS??? Everyone who takes a pizza tour with us gets one of these adorable little books to keep track of the day’s research but we also have them available at wholesale prices for any fun store that wants to carry them! New upgrades include:

  • more topping options
  • improved overall rating system
  • crust measurement in centimeters for better accuracy
  • crust-o-meter for base stability
  • a mushroom that is slightly tilted because one person said it looked like a dog’s nose
  • pizzeria location data section
  • WORD SEARCH on the back page!!!

Yeah, it’s pretty exciting. Special thanks to our designer Ciara Gay and the incredible team over at Scout Books, who tells me there’s a decent chance traces of recycled pizza boxes may be found in these pizza journals. 

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Jun 1
dorkly:

What if Mobile Games Had Vintage Box-Art?
Cartoonist Tony Wilson re-imagines modern mobile games in the style of the old-school cover art of his youth. 
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This speaks to me.

dorkly:

What if Mobile Games Had Vintage Box-Art?

Cartoonist Tony Wilson re-imagines modern mobile games in the style of the old-school cover art of his youth. 

click through to see the rest

This speaks to me.

(via collegehumor)

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May 31
One of my all-time favorite JRJR Shows is in this month’s Mental Floss, out now!

One of my all-time favorite JRJR Shows is in this month’s Mental Floss, out now!

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May 29

falias said: Will we be seeing a summer movie preview with Pat this year?

I haven’t told Pat yet because we have to get through Game of Thrones first, but I’m thinking end of the summer.

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May 28

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