Mike: Thanks for joining me today, Mike. I know you’re a busy guy.
Mike: Huh? I’m sorry, I couldn’t hear a thing over the sound of your awesome.
Mike: Are we blushing?
Mike: I think we are!
Mike: C’mon! Be serious for two seconds, and don’t count…
Mike: You’re such an asshole
Mike: Nice journalism.
Mike: Speaking of asshole-ism, why haven’t you written any posts in like three weeks?
Mike: Because it’s nice out.
Mike: It has literally rained everyday in July.
Mike: Because I died saving armfuls of children from a burning orphanage?
Mike: Was that a question?
Mike: No, I just lose control of inflection when I’m lying, and when I drink whiskey.
*Tinkling of ice cubes in tumbler. Long pause.
Mike: Are you drunk?
Mike: Are WE drunk?
Mike: It’s touché
Mike: No, I meant Tucci. Like Stanley Tucci from…
Unison: The Terminal!
Unison: *singing ‘Staaanley Tucci on the left hand side!’
Mike: Ha! Man you’re weird. No one will get that reference.
Mike: As are you, me. Sure they will.
Mike: What do you want to be when we grow up?
Mike: A fire truck.
Mike: You want 5-7 men dressed in fire gear riding inside you?
Mike: …Did I say fire truck? I meant Christopher Walken
Mike: But he already exists
Mike: There…has to BE…a new…WALken.
Mike: That was the worst Walken impression I’ve ever…
Mike: I know you’re not sleeping! No wonder Roam About Wife hates the fake sleeping thing so much! Annoying as shit. Back to the questions – What do you dream about?
Mike: Mostly snuggling with grizzly bears and Charlize Theron.
Mike: What would you say to her if you met her?
Mike: I would ask her where she got the grizzly bears.
Mike: What’s the meaning of life?
Mike: We’re mammals – it’s to reproduce and practice reproduction as many times as humanly possible in as many different positions as anatomically plausible.
Mike: Then, why don’t we have kids?
Mike: We can’t. We’re not asexual.
Mike: You know what I mean!
Mike: Because we pull out?
Mike: Dude! Can you be serious for 2 minutes?
Mike: Your readers want to know what’s going on with you.
Mike: Ok, I respect them, not you though; you’re a dick.
*fighting sounds, broken glass.
5 Minutes later…
Mike, panting: Favorite Band?
Mike, also panting: Talking Heads. I think you broke my spleen.
Mike: Favorite TV Show?
Mike: Arrested Development, Archer, and Adventure Time.
Mike: Adventure Time? Are you 7?
Mike: Wanna split this Capri Sun and some Fun Dip?
Mike: Favorite movie?
Mike: What have you been up to? Be serious.
Mike: I bought a house in April – been working on that. There’s this new concept called ‘mowing the lawn’ I’ve discovered. It’s the weirdest thing —you cut your lawn’s hair with a gas-powered machine.
I’ve also fallen in deep like with my job, and the slick challenges have put me to task. Some late hours, but it’s been worth it.
What else – been going to concerts – like Man Man (twice), Yeasayer, some others. Playing kickball, attending weddings, running 3-4 times a week to keep sane/detoxify, and, you know, just having a jolly good summer time.
Mike: Any big travel news?
Mike: I’m going to Reykjavík in November to see Kraftwerk, and the other great bands at Iceland Airwaves. And, of course to explore the shit out of Iceland with my best friend, Paul.
Mike: Are you stoked?
Mike: You have no idea.
Mike: I kind of do.
50 comments on “Mike on Mike”
“Mike: What do you want to be when we grow up?
Mike: A fire truck.
Mike: You want 5-7 men dressed in fire gear riding inside you?”
Oh my gosh.. this really had me laughing out loud.. 😀
Thank you, embracing.
Glad you enjoyed the insanity. 🙂
Nice to see you back, Mike and Mike. The fact that you like the movie, The Big Lebowski (like that’s a big shocker) endears you to me even more. And CW and Tucci. Your new digs look pretty spiffy there, Mike and give my best to Marti. This was hysterical and wildly creative, as always.
I was honestly nervous posting today, it had been so long.
Favorite movie of all time. Seen it thousands of times – ask Marti…
It’s been a lot of work, but we’re getting there. Now I’m heading to your site!
I am glad to hear that I didn’t miss any of your posts. It seems like you are not the only one who has been slacking off this summer.
I llove the photo of both of you. What’s in the jar?
Hey singular Susie!
I think I may have missed one or two or yours, but yeah. Feels good slacking, doesn’t it?
I think it’s moonshine that doubles as a candle. Will have to take a sip when I get home.
It’s great to get outside this time of year. When we were in Europe, we left at 10 in the morning and came home after midnight almost every night! My internal clock is still really messed up…
So awesome, Susie. Have you divulged where you traveled to yet?
What is the rule for jetlag upon returning? A day for each hour of time difference, or something like that.
Pass the Tucci is stuck in my head now. Thanks for that.
Ha! Sorry. Such a catchy tune though…
A MP is in the jar, anyone can see that.
Member of Parliament?
AWESOMESAUCE with a side of BARBATAR! Love the pic at the top!
Nothing says summer like the sweet, tangy combination of Tartar and BBQ sauce!
I love you.
P.S. Don’t tell anyone.
I love you, too.
P.S. I won’t 🙂
hate the fake zzzzzzz…..
Love the pic haha
I love your new name Roam About Siszzzzzz
Mike! Be nice to your sister!
Roam About Brother’s Job.
This whole post was funny, but the Pass the Dutchie reference killed me.
Thank you, Jen. I just knew, if anyone would get the reference, it would be you. Ridin the same wave…
Congrats on the house, Mike. If you want extra exercise, get a manual push mower. It’s a good workout. 🙂
(by the way, Mike, you’re way better looking than Mike. He looks, I dunno, kind of like a photograph out of focus. But you, you’re a handsome SOB)
I do in fact have a push mower, and my arms are huuuugely disappointed with their growth.
(I appreciate it. We’re very close in age, but Mike has really let himself go)
Freaking hilarious and The Big Lebowski is my fav as well! I for sure have seen it over 50 times and I have a viewing party almost each year as well. Great to see you back; I think it’s good to take breaks-you seem to write with a vengeance when you do. Cheers!
Yeeeees! A fellow Dudeist!
Have you ever been to a (or the) Lebowski Fest? I really really want to go.
Agreed – the break did wonders for my mind brain. Thanks, Laura. Take ‘er easy, Dude.
No Mike, but I really must go to one! I have thrown a Lebowski Halloween costume party and that was a riot. I was worried about those rumors for a sequel-some things should just be left alone. You too Mike. Have a great Sunday.
Me neither! Definitely looking at the Louisville one in 2014. Good little road trip from Columbus.
That’s amazing – did you have a lot of participants?
Yeah, the sequel thing….no way.
You too, Laura!
Definitely a fun read!
Simply awesome. We missed you…!
Thanks! Good to be back, Jessica. I have to catch up on your blog!
Eh, my blog’s not so exciting. 😉 Have a great weekend!
I love your writing. Hope you had a good one!
I’ve missed you guys. You should make Mike mow the lawn.
We missed you too, Maggie. Mike should mow ALL the lawns.
You are so weird. Nice twosome in that top image! Glad you’re learning about the hair-keeping aspects of new homeownership and the blogger-slackingness of summer… seems like everyone’s a little quiet these days. I didn’t get any of your references but that doesn’t mean you’re a bad person, just that I’m dorky. Maybe we can still be friends. 🙂
I know I am – embraced it long ago.
Glad to know everyone else is feeling as lackadaisical. I’ve been working on my yard, but it doesn’t look half as nice as yours. Help!
Oh no, the references were waaaaaaay left field. I’m the nerd. Totally the nerd.
Pishaw, totally still friends.
You craazy man!! As in funny crazy.
Firetruck gag killed me
Appreciate the love, Josh!
Thanks for reading – similar jokes on the horizon…
Good thing Tucci is only 5’8″ — its a lot easier to pass a man when he’s wee.
True. I think he’d love being passed around by tall strangers.
A song popped in my head when I read this: Your so vain… You probably think this song is about you,… HA! Hilarious interview! I laughed out loud like a crazy woman!
So true – but I’m Carly Simon over Mick Jagger. 🙂
Thank you thank you, Z. Still in Poland?
Nope! Back and packing for Scotland & Ireland! 🙂
Amazing! You truly are a non-stop adventurer
Hilarious. Seriously though, everyone should be doing these interviews with themselves. Too good.
Thanks, mygypsysoul – look forward to see you interview you. 🙂