If you want to be a person who people respect, you have to stand for something.
You can always recognize a leader by their generosity towards others, particularly the people who work for and with them.
We had lunch at Brownie’s. For dessert, we ordered their famous carrot cake, only to find it inferior to our memories of what the cake had been. But Ronna and I go on. I think she’s prettier today than she ever was. All I know is we can still talk and laugh the way we used to ten years ago when we were in love.
This year I thought I might reflect on how to get to this place, how to live and approach life so that at 30, you can honestly feel like you’ve left nothing on the table.
Sports embody the best and the worst of life—our competitive urges, teamwork, grace under pressure, realizing our potential, the agony of defeat.
Sean took my hand as soon as the lights went down and we held hands throughout the film. It was so sweet, to be at a movie with a boyfriend.
Lauren was crossing Santa Monica Boulevard looking for the perfect pair of shoes when some guy in a Corvette shouted at her, for no reason, “Fuck you, Blondie clone!”
“For what seemed like 15 agonizing minutes, Mike Sweeney, the head writer of “Conan,” angrily and loudly denied those were my jokes.”
Carroll rambled through most of the interview; the take-away point was “it’s my fault.” Whether that’s entirely true or not, he’ll be the face of this mistake forever, and he knows it.
Peyton Manning advertises for DirecTV because he too is controlled by a satellite dish.