Monday, March 31, 2008

Blown Up Cover of Russian Book

Here is the image of the Russian version cover.

Friday, March 28, 2008

Russian Version of Book Debuting!!

APRIL 1st. Mark your calendars! Especially if you know anyone who lives in Russia or CIS countries. I just got word that the Russian version of God is a Woman: Dating Disasters officially becomes available to the public on that day. I just got this photo of the book. Looks like they are playing the sex angle. Personally, I think it looks much better than the original book. It is hardcover, has a nice jacket, and they even hired an illustrator to design the cover. (As opposed to just taking a photo of my fridge...)

I'm excited about it! We'll see if any readers are; let's hope so and knock on wood, eh...?

Get Out Hillary? A Party Split? Let's Hope So!

Some democrat leaders have been calling for Clinton to get out of the race because she can't win enough delegates to win. Um... it looks like Obama can't, either, though. Some Obama supporters claim they won't vote for Clinton and vice-versa. Could the party split? Could we finally have a 3rd strong party, which would push this country back into the democracy as intended by our forefathers and as existed until roughly the mid 60's?

No, a new party will not be formed. Too bad. With a new party, we might actually see this country become something it hasn't been in a while... the United States of America. Sometimes, though, wishful thinking is all that keeps me going when it comes to the government.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Unrealistic Advice

Today I was a guest caller for a radio show. I won’t get into the details because they’re not important. I was queried to be on it and then when they contacted me, they didn’t want me on as an expert, they wanted me on as a caller. (I.e. the set up was on; I was a guy calling in as I listened to the show, not a guy who they called to be on the show.) I would have like to have debated with the host, as he had some interesting notions–some good, some bad–and it would have been an engaging, enlightening conversation for both us and listeners. That wasn’t the idea of the show, though.

The topic of the show was getting your boyfriend to marry you. The core of the host’s solution? All single women everywhere should stop having sex with guys, forcing them to marry to get the goods. Such a solution is pointless. One, it’s punishing yourself. Two, it will never happen. So, what’s the point? You got me. I guess it doesn’t solve anything and the host can blame you for his advice not working because you keep having sex. It’s a great way to defend your position and look like you have ample knowledge because even if one woman complains she stopped having sex and still can’t get a guy to marry her, the host can say, “Well, other women must be having sex still, so that’s why my advice isn’t working in; it’s not on me or the advice, it’s on other women.” And then you keep listening to the show.

The other issue is why is it a problem if you’re a woman and you don’t get married? Why is it necessary? If you want to get married and your boyfriend won’t marry you, break up. Don’t come up with ways to force him–again, the advice was pretty much stop sleeping with him. Walk away. If he wants to get married, he’ll come after you and ask. Anything less than that, tell him to stop calling and to go away. You want different things and it’s not a good idea to complicate such a relationship by manipulating the guy into marriage. Do you really think that will work out?

He doesn’t want to marry, you do, walk away. Period. If you find yourself getting unrealistic advice from a source, find a new source or at least consider a few other sources.

Friday, March 14, 2008

Where Have the Standup Stories Gone?

I've had a couple emails asking me where my standup stories have gone. Just click "Sister Sites" on the menu bar to find 'em on any of my sites. The direct link:

I'll be adding one next week and we'll keep you posted. It's about how I helped an olympian train in North Dakota...

Friday, March 7, 2008

Coming Soon...

Working on something big; will keep you posted...