Yeah, me & Danny Wallace go waaay back.

You know what’s awesome? This exchange:

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Me: “To my FB followers who have awkwardly expressed having a “man crush” on me, I finally understand. *bows to* Danny Wallace.”

Danny Wallace: “Back atcha! I admire your excellent chutzpah!”

I don’t know what “chutzpah” is, but mine is apparently “excellent”, says THE MAN. ;)

Thank you “Mr. Wallace”. Maybe it’s just your British accent — I’ve admitted before I’m a sucker for those (I was talking about the ladies, though) — but I am enamoured.

“Who is Danny Wallace?”, you ask.

WHO is Danny Wallace!?

Danny Wallace is THE Yes Man.

You’ve heard of the movie with Jim Carey, right? Well, he’s the author — the story is his story — and forget the movie version – it’s “ok” (sorry Danny, I know it hurts — but I’m sure the paycheck was nice), but it’s not the book version and it’s not nearly as brilliant or hilarious as the (quite different) story it contains — or his other works for that matter.

Danny Wallace has been a great source of inspiration for me & provided many laughs over the past several weeks — granted, I’ve had to make do with the “digital Danny Wallace” — the pre-recorded version — not the “real-life Danny Wallace”, but that’s fine for now.

The man is a genius and the above exchange also goes to show that he hasn’t let his success go to his head. As such, Danny has officially been added to my list of awesome.

Find out what Danny Wallace is up to at DannyWallace.com

Related:

Business in the bathroom.

There is a very loud Asian man doing his business in the Panera Bread bathroom. Literally. Sounds like he’s on a conference call.

Kelly Green Crume: Seriously, are the Panera Bread people following you on here yet? They should be. BTW, LOL on the status!

Nuria Roach-Casares: He probably is making a conference call..or should I say, outsourcing!!!


Commentary:

November 16, 2010

I wasn’t making this up. There was a man (with no volume control) in the bathroom stall very clearly talking to people at a company. :)

Saga of the little old lady wearing pink at Panera Bread.

The following running commentary took place over the course of about an hour on Facebook as I sat on the outside patio of Panera Bread in Santa Monica, California…

10:13 am

An old lady at my favorite Panera Bread in the world (Santa Monica) just _winked_ at me and asked me to keep an eye on her computer. I said sure and smiled. I think we’re going out now. I don’t know how to break it off. This might get a little messy.

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