emccarthy asked: You're on a desert island and you can have one movie, one book, and one record. What would they be?
Anonymous asked: Should I keep dating the guy I'm dating?
lsquare28 asked: Do you prefer bowties or neckties? Why?
Well This Worked
Fielding your questions has convinced me that I’m better off getting work done. Question game is over. Thanks for playing along, most of you.
Anonymous asked: where do you buy your natty suits/ties/etc?
stayathomedadcast asked: HOWDOYOUTURNOFFCAPS?ALSO,MYSPACEBARISBROKEN
Anonymous asked: are you happy with your penis?
Anonymous asked: When you were drinking, what was your drink of choice?
Anonymous asked: what do you do for a living?
Anonymous asked: What degree do plan on completing? How long do you think it'll take you to obtain your goal? Do you want to buy one of my degrees? I have plenty.
Anonymous asked: Where is your favorite place to be on a Saturday night?
Anonymous asked: Not offended. Just think you should turn off your anon if you don't really want then anon.
inapprehension asked: What is the one Billy Joel song, reasonably or not, you are not looking forward to writing about?
Anonymous asked: Do you work at being so insufferable or does it come naturally?
Anonymous asked: Who is your favorite Native American comedian?
nixskits asked: What are the funniest original comedy film scripts of the last 30 years?
danieleastman asked: I'm uninspired by things and incredibly uncreative. Will you come punch me in the face?
bluegypsy asked: I miss Be the Marriage. Any chance that'll come back?
If you’re going to ask me questions about sex without identifying yourself, don’t be offended if I don’t respond. Now back to the answers.
bluegypsy asked: What's next on your bucket list after the big race?
Let's Entertain Each Other
Looking for an excuse to avoid work. You can help by asking me a question. If you ask I will most likely answer, probably honestly.The offer will stand until I say something I regret. Click here to ask.
Anonymous asked: Your story about the Motel on the Drive In property. That wasn't in Copiague. Maybe Commack? The site where the Johnny All Weather stood was converted to a shopping center and presently a Home Depot, Target and Red Lobster is on the corner where the screen stood.
Get A Life: The Complete Series is finally coming... →
This, THIS is actually the best news I’ve ever gotten. Move over “your tests came back negative” there’s a new best thing in town.
Play A Game I Just Made Up
It’s called: Guess The Song From The Wikipedia Description Of The Video The music video finds the band set up in the attic of a rich family’s mansion. They start to terrorize the family members during dinner while causing a major racket with their music. During the song’s guitar solo,[Redacted] guitarist [Redacted] falls through the attic floor, onto the dining room table where the...
A Year Of Billy Joel: Other Voices: Carrying the... →
ayearofbillyjoel: In order to introduce new perspectives to A Year of Billy Joel I have been reaching out to some of the brightest people I know to contribute a few words on something Billy Joel related. Today I’d like to present a very special entry from writer and good Long Island boy Anthony Del Broccolo. … I don’t like this. I LOVE THIS.
So who’s ready to see something embarrassing? In 2000, a shy, nervous, almost 26 year old me appeared on the pilot episode of a failed game show. I did not win, in fact I lost a lot of money. The show aired for a few nights in June of that year and disappeared, until now. If you’ve ever wondered what I looked and sounded like at 26 while losing 80K this is your lucky day. I appear at...
A Year Of Billy Joel: Big Shot →
ayearofbillyjoel: Song: Big Shot Album: 52nd Street (1978) After writing my last recap for the The Stranger I jumped right into 52nd Street. My process with each record so far has worked like this: I’ve played the album on vinyl in it’s entirety a few times and then gone through it track by track,… I think you should read all of these A Year of Billy Joel posts because I wrote them...
daveholmes: Friends: my show “How Many People Does It Take” airs this Sunday 3/25 on H2 at 5E/2P. If people watch, then we get to do more. PLEASE watch, DVR, reblog, whisper the news into a friend’s ear. Would ya? Thank you, thank you, thank you. I’m going to watch. You should too.
A Year Of Billy Joel: A Thing That Has to Happen →
ayearofbillyjoel: If you’ve been following this project since January you already know about the thing I’m about to discuss hits but since people have been getting on board as this thing has been rolling I periodically have to restate things so here goes: I think Billy Joel and I should sit down and talk over… If you have Billy’s Joel’s email address, can you forward this to...
My life in a Marathon →
slackmistress: This is about a lot more than a marathon. Read it.
billcorbett: I have shown up late to this little patch of the Internet. Please, let me make up for it by entertaining you. With my MIND. More soon. bc Get on board with this!
A Year Of Billy Joel: Other Voices: Billy Joel... →
ayearofbillyjoel: As part of my ongoing effort to introduce new perspectives to A Year of Billy Joel I have been reaching out to some of the brightest people I know to contribute a few words on something Billy Joel related. Over the upcoming weeks you’ll hear about what Billy Joel means to people and why certain… Guest post from @turbograndma that you need to have in your life.
A Year Of Billy Joel: Get It Right The First Time →
This recap of a Billy Joel song also doubles as the story of the night I met my wife and almost blew it. ayearofbillyjoel: Song: Get It Right The First Time Album: The Stranger (1977) Due to a busy weekend it’s been several days since I’ve sat down to properly write about a Billy Joel song. Normally I try to get a recap written on a Sunday night but this Sunday I did something different, I...
DC Pierson: Writing About 2Pac In Los Angeles, A... →
dcpierson: I wanted to write about listening to 2pac in Los Angeles. It was an idea I’d had for a while and this afternoon I’d written the requisite 750 words of the long thing I’m writing right now, the 750 words I must write on it every day in order to go to bed having pleased the gods, permitting me to… One of my favorite people: D.C. Pierson takes us with him on a journey of...
Be The Boy: My LA Marathon →
My wife offers an annotated version of my race recap to give you an idea of how it looked from the sidelines and how she came to my rescue. Pretty awesome. Also: Pretty, awesome. slackmistress: betheboy: In mid February, a month before what I intended to be my first marathon, I strained a muscle which sidelined me for what I expected to be two weeks. I thought this wouldn’t be a problem, I’d...
My LA Marathon
In mid February, a month before what I intended to be my first marathon, I strained a muscle which sidelined me for what I expected to be two weeks. I thought this wouldn’t be a problem, I’d rest and then get in two short tune up runs then run all 26.2 miles of the LA Marathon. I had to do it; I had been training for months and I was running in honor of my friend the late Dr. Lisa...