Thoughts On The “Total Frat Move” Book

Since I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell first came out and became the huge success and cultural touchstone that it has, I literally cannot keep count of all the people who have tried to copy it in some form or another. Thousands upon thousands of people have started blogs about their “fratire” stories, and […]

Quotes, January 2013

“I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become.” -Carl Jung “Those who write clearly have readers. Those who write obscurely have commentators.” -Albert Camus “If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity and passion, it doesn’t matter a damn how you write.” -W. Somerset Maugham […]

An intense lunch and better speech

I spent the weekend around New Years Eve at Renaissance Weekend, in Charleston, SC. It’s sort of like TED or Summit Series or something like that, except one major difference: You aren’t supposed to talk about it. Not about who was there with you, what you talked about, anything. Yeah, I know, but thats the rule […]

Creating change

I hear this from people all the time, “I want to change the world.” And then they tell me their plan to make the world better, and it is always changing the things that already exist (and invariably it is some ridiculous unformed pie-in-the-sky plan, like “make the world by creating awareness”). You really want […]