Some sad news, I’m afraid. Trudy Eastman has died. Fans of Dirty Jobs will remember Trudy as the irrepressible plucker of geese, who kept me amused for the better part of a day with a stream of comments that I believed should be memorialized on a line of tee-shirts. Over the years, I have received many shirts with “Trudy-isms” embroidered thereon. Trudy was the real deal – a warm, funny, genuinely remarkable woman. I’m so glad I met her. My sympathies to her family, who were truly blessed to have such a soul among them for such a long time. Read More
Fans of Dirty Jobs will know the story
A few minutes ago, my mother turned on the Discovery Channel
Mike – When you have a moment, would you please explain this video?
Good Lord, man – is this true?
An old girlfriend of mine just returned from Italy.
John “Gus” Murray has graduated from The University of Dirty Jobs – with Honors.
This morning, for your consideration, I offer further proof that our country’s war on work continues to rage in all corners of polite society. Behold the latest assault from Nordstrom’s. The “Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans.” Finally – a pair of jeans that look like they have been worn by someone with a dirty job…made for people who don’t. And you can have your very own pair for just $425.00. Here’s the official description, from their website. “These heavily distressed medium-blue denim jeans embody rugged, Americana workwear that’s seen some hard-working action with a crackled, caked-on muddy coating that shows you’re Read More
Verlin and I only spent one day together back in 2006, on his potato farm
Mike – I’m in need of something to repost today that encourages my friends who are feeling extreme apprehension that America is about to crash and burn.
“I was hoping you might explain what the hell happened on Tuesday.”
Once upon a time, I worked on a show in San Francisco called Evening Magazine.
Mike – I’m the guy who bought the creepy bilge baby on auction.
This mornings C.R.A.P is hard to look at and impossible to forget.
The other night on Dirty Jobs, you sang a song about roadkill.