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I Am Grock

I’m sure most of you have heard the story of the man who, desperately ill, goes to an analyst and tells the doctor that he has lost his desire to live and that he is seriously considering suicide.

I Am Grock

I’m sure most of you have heard the story of the man who, desperately ill, goes to an analyst and tells the doctor that he has lost his desire to live and that he is seriously considering suicide.

The Worst Thing in Life

The Worst Thing in Life

worldsgreatestdad

About a month ago I started watching World’s Greatest Dad with Robin Williams, but I stopped in the middle because the story was so cringe-inducing.

So tonight I watched the rest of the movie. Near the end, Robin has a great line.

I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is ending up with people who make you feel all alone.”

It’s true,…

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Dramatic Reading of DMV Document

Dramatic Reading of DMV Document

Today I received this email request:

Dear Erich,

I’m participating in a worldwide scavenger hunt this week called GISHWHES which is an annual International scanvenger hunt, hosted by actor Misha Collins. The hunt supports Random Acts, a group that encourages people of all ages to perform their own acts of kindness wherever, and whenever, possible.

The one challenge I’m asking you is a short video:

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Terribly Sad

World According to Garp, The - L 1605

No. Robin, no. Your great body of work will seem sadder now. That was my first thought.

My second thought was of handing you a “Ross Perot for President” coffee mug. “Ah” you said, “The first Ferengi to ever run for president.”

And I saw myself lying on the floor listening to A Night at the Met—the final bits about your son, which ended so poignantly and perfectly. At the time I was estranged…

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Waverly’s CRUSH Music Video

Waverly’s CRUSH Music Video

A friend of mine recently asked me to post this music video. It was made in 2004—on a budget of only $1000 on standard definition video—for the band Waverly. I make an appearance in it as the love interest of the bearded lady.

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Master of the Mating Dance

Earlier this week, the first episode of Fossey-Fosse was anointed “Immortal” on Funny or Die.

Today, the new song “Master of The Mating Dance (feat. Caroline Lund)” is available wherever music is sold, including iTunes.

iTunes – Music – Master of the Mating Dance (feat. Caroline Lund) – Single by Fossey-Fosse.

Maybe it’s because making music is new to me, but I find this part of the process…

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Fossey-Fosse is Immortal!

By surpassing 100k views, Let’s Get Animal has been anointed IMMORTAL on Funny or Die! “You TOTALLY deserve it!”

Fossey-Fosse is Immortal!

By surpassing 100k views, Let’s Get Animal has been anointed IMMORTAL on Funny or Die! “You TOTALLY deserve it!”

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Joyeux Noël, Ultra Chômeur

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Dear Mr. Cratchit

Dear Mr. Cratchit

Dear Mr. Cratchit:

Another year come and gone, aye, Cratchit? I couldn’t help notice you put EXTRA coal in the stove this morning. What are you, cold? Put on a coat, for heaven’s sake!

Cratchit, I wonder: Does a poor bastard such as yourself even realize…

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Unemployed Man Lands in France

Unemployed Man can add international travel to his résumé, because the French edition of The Adventures of Unemployed Man—Les Adventures D’Ultra Chômeur—is now available in France! 

In many ways, the cognitive dissonance in the book is even funnier in…

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This Fall’s Hottest Bombs

The Bomb

NEWS FROM THE FUTURE 

Washington, DC—This fall’s lineup of bombs was unveiled at a star-studded runway show at the White House.

“It’s hard to remember,” said one centenarian in attendance. “But there was a time when bombs were instruments of widespread…

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Silicon Valley Homeless Taught Jargon Needed to Succeed

In an effort to help homeless people bootstrap themselves out of poverty and discover their added value to society, a cross-functional team of Silicon Valley executives was deployed to local homeless camps to teach mission-critical business and technology…

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IT MAKES YOU WANT TO CRY
Above: “Colonial Room” at the Ahwanee Hotel in Yosemite, available for corporate retreats.
A large…View Post

IT MAKES YOU WANT TO CRY

Above: “Colonial Room” at the Ahwanee Hotel in Yosemite, available for corporate retreats.

A large…

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JUDGEMENT DAY: MY JUDGEMENT OF YOU IS AT HAND

This Blows

My Judgment of you, the everlasting criticism of your failings and poor choices, must shortly come to pass.

Continue reading JUDGEMENT DAY: MY JUDGEMENT OF YOU IS AT HAND on Funny or Die.

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