Bloggers are Assholes

I was at an event last night, and I met a couple. I’ve worked with her, and I had idea what he does for a living. We were chatting about Social Media week, and I said that I was out every night of the week and moderating a panel as well. He asked me what I did for a living, “I’m a mom blogger”. I replied, and he told me where he worked and asked me why we’d never worked together. “Because I blacklisted your company from my inbox.” I …

New Humiliation

Monday morning I had to go get an eye exam. “When was your last eye exam?” The doctor asked me. “Never.” I replied. “I’m only doing this because the rheumatologist needs it. I see everything.” “and you are forty…” she asked. “Yes.” “Well, in two to three years you’ll probably need glasses, that’s when it happens for everyone.” She smugly responded. My baseline is fine, perfect even, and I left the office with eyes dialated. I could not see a thing. And sadly, I also could not squint to keep …

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 …