Why I love Joe

I’d rather be the guy who people look to and say, “how the hell did this idiot get so successful?” The brightest example of this is Joe Rogan. A lot of people scorn Joe Rogan. I get it. He’s an idiot. And he’s successful. Put two and two together and you get what drives many … Continue reading Why I love Joe

Paul on The Floor #2: TWITTER PORN

In this episode I sit on the floor and rant about porn and the monoculture of wannabe thought-leaders. I promise the two are related somehow. Warning: I get “icky.” If “icky” isn’t your thing go ahead and skip this one. Sorry, mom. Paul on The Floor is a totally unedited podcast where I literally just … Continue reading Paul on The Floor #2: TWITTER PORN

Metrics don’t measure the things that truly matter

My favorite thing about creator Twitter are all the people who’ve taken time out of their busy day to to help me succeed, who’ve given me feedback on my work and priceless advice on selling my skills. For me, Twitter has never been about amassing a crazy amount of followers. At the time I’m writing … Continue reading Metrics don’t measure the things that truly matter

Creative Anarchy: Be the freak you want to see

In the world of creativity, it’s you versus the establishment of well-meaning, thoughtful creators doing their own thing. But that’s the thing. The most popular creators are doing their own thing. Don’t do their thing. Do yours. No matter how effective their “content strategy,” do not replicate it. Do not tweet as they tweet. Do … Continue reading Creative Anarchy: Be the freak you want to see

Paul on The Floor #1: I Hate Content

Actual photo of me Are you sick of content, or what my buddy Craig calls “C*ntent”? Me too. In this pilot episode of Paul on The Floor, I rant about C*ntent and why satire might be the only form of communication I understand. Paul on The Floor is a totally unedited podcast where I literally … Continue reading Paul on The Floor #1: I Hate Content

Art can’t save you from a burning building

Art can’t save you from a burning building. Art can’t save you from drowning or being stabbed by a hippie. Art saves you from hopelessness, from nihilism and despair. Although they wouldn’t think of themselves this way, great comedians, musicians, writers and artists save you, however momentarily, from quiet suffering. Put on your favorite record … Continue reading Art can’t save you from a burning building

Live by your values, but don’t force them onto other people.

One of my values in life is never to succumb to mass hysteria, panic, and fear. I wish more people lived like this, but it’s not my job to force everyone to adopt my values. I don’t like complying with stupid rules. To live as I live is a very stupid rule. As soon as … Continue reading Live by your values, but don’t force them onto other people.

Dealing with assholes

This is something they’ll never teach you in school. Adults can be assholes in ways more pernicious than kids. Kids bully with their fists, adults bully with their caustic, snarky, condescending remarks. Throughout life you will meet people who gain satisfaction at the expense of your feelings. They’ll belittle you, and when you call them … Continue reading Dealing with assholes

The funny thing about dating

The funny thing about dating is how funny everything becomes. At first you try so hard to impress the other with your cool taste in music and fashion. Next thing you know you’re both laughing your assess off talking about how stupid it’d be if Sam Harris had a book called Shoveling Poop Into My … Continue reading The funny thing about dating

The BEST Website for Blogging in 2022:

is the one that works. Substack. Ghost. WordPress. They all work just fine. If you're new to writing online, simply choose one. Toss a coin. Throw a dart at the wall. Anyone can find the "right" platform, but not everyone is dedicated and diligent enough to show up, over and over again, to an audience … Continue reading The BEST Website for Blogging in 2022: