Behind the Scenes With Funny or Die

A few weeks ago I got an email that read: [Important stuff]…  [random stuff]…  [we have a small budget]…. you are pretty… Funny or Die… Get Fresh With a Friend. Except that it was two pages long, and it was from the folks at Cottonelle . I was actually in the car with my husband and my kids, and might have shrieked a little bit. Cottonelle and Funny or Die were making a video featuring their Fresh Moist Wipes (you know you’ve heard Howard talk about them), and they wanted …

Can We Just Pay the College Athletes Already?

Right now Mr. G is watching football. It’s Sunday, and Sunday is for football. Unless you’re a fan of College Football. If college football is your thing, then you spent Saturday watching games. Right now college athletes are icing their bumps and bruises, training for next week, or (less likely) studying. Now, I know there are plenty of College Athletes who will leave their four year schools with a wonderful education, and a fine work ethic. When I look at Football players for NCAA Division 1 schools I see professional …

Hockey and College

Alexander was playing hockey out front with Jon and Dave. This is the conversation I heard with the three nine year old boys. Alexander: Dude, get that puck and I’ll give you a dollar. I don’t want to hop the fence. Dave: I don’t have to get it, I have like $700. Jon: But that’s for college. Dave: No it’s not, it’s from a commercial I did when I was a baby, it’s just money for me. Jon: Yeah, they say that now, but your parents are going to make …