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The Best Time I Met Bill Clinton

On February 21, 2003, I was lucky to be a friend's date to an event held by the Grammy organization, honoring Bono as Person of the Year. A bunch of bands both cool and uncool played U2 songs (including U2) in the relatively intimate venue that was the Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square, but my main takeaway was meeting President William Jefferson Clinton and holding hands with him while Jon Cryer tried and failed to take our picture. READ MORE

The Best Time I Cried for a Totally Ridiculous Reason

On April 15th, 2009, I wrote a post on my then-blog Videogum.com about a video of some people dressed up as Cookie Monster and a pink ape who called themselves "The Xylofolks" and played for money on the subway. Only I accidentally identified Cookie Monster as "Ernie." For some reason, this sent our site's usually cool commenters into a tizzy that ended in a short but intense meltdown on my part. READ MORE