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episode 18: David Fincher’s House of Whoops

Opportunity: There's no "I" in "mistake."

Let's be honest. If you had to do it all over again? Yeah, you'd probably do even worse. I mean. Look at you.

No, seriously, it's fine. Well. It's not "fine," but it is universal, and that's ultimately where the big money is.

So, the question becomes, what if you could do worse better? Again. You won't, but that's not the point.

The point is, you're ready to commit to change, or at least the appearance of commitment.

But, you won't figure that out until you land on the big balloon in Act III. But, let's not get ahead of ourselves.

How would you feel about a face tattoo of a foot? Or a foot tattoo of a murder tear? Or a night on a futon that practically screams "hand stuff?"

Let me start over.

Hi. Have you ever avoided a mistake that, in retrospect, you really wish you'd made? Yeah. Also: sorry about your contact lens.

Also, also: sorry about Austin.


(Be sure to check out the YouTube video via this episode's show notes. It's way better that way.)

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