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Janelle Dvorak

Beautiful, Lance, just beautiful.

Chris G

Good for that kid. And your kid. And that other kid, who thinks he made all the wrong decisions. He turned out OK, too.


Yay :)


Listen, badly could you have fucked things up? Are you on parole? Anybody die because of a decision you made? You got a nice family, you work in a business you love, you get to review movies and books and you get to entertain me (which above anything else ought to make your life complete).

We've all gone through life thinking we're fuck ups, and you know what?

We are. All of us. Some of us achieve in spite of those fuck ups and some of us achieve because we're just goddamn lucky. Most people achieve what they achieve because they find something they're good at and stick with it.

Don't hold yourself up to the most beautiful mirror you can find, Lance. Instead, gaze into the pond that is life, and you'll find your reflection is more than adequate.


Hang on a second...I gotta copy and paste that one to my blog...crap, I can be poetic when I'm distracted

El Jefe


Yup, you can be.


What actor said. Twice. Also, as the dad of a junior (this year) this is all right 'round my life's next corner; thank you for such a graceful glimpse.

Claire Helene

Oh man, Lance. Great post. Also, I've been reading your blog for such a long time, I can't believe he's off to college so soon!


Tell him he needs a gap year.

(Kidding, kidding!)

mac macgillicuddy

A lot I could say, a lot I'd like to say. But all I'll say is congratulations to young Ken.

Lance Mannion

Thanks, everyone, and, actor, knowing that I'm keeping you entertained has sustained me through many a dark time. :)

Ken sends along his thanks too, to you here and everyone over on Facebook. He's received his official notice of acceptance and is raring to go.



I mean for Ken, not me.

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