settlers of catan: the book
Board games based on books or movies, I get. Movies based on board games… You’re pushing your luck. A book based on a board game? Especially this board game? Um. …maybe not.
i like games.
So I started a sub-blog called, “rich likes games.” This is where I will discuss games, as well as other games. Here: games.richsommer.com
This is the first of what I hope will be a series of segments featured on G4’s Attack of the Show, where I talk about board games. I cannot say how excited I am that this exists.
I accepted an invitation to discuss “sports” on The Next Round with Scoop Jackson. Why did I accept the offer, you ask, considering I know next-to-nothing about sports? That is a question I may wrestle with until forever. To their credit, they edited it well, and it almost (almost) sounds like I am saying sentences that make sense in the context of the questions being asked. A...
whateverishly asked: Just saw your two Committee videos. I have not laughed so hard in quite some time. I do hope there are more in the future.
69kittykate69 asked: Concerning that whole Delta clusterfuck - have you officially complained to them yet? Are you going to? You should!
I'm calmer now.
I don’t hate Delta anymore. It wasn’t their fault, really, except for the rerouting-us-to-a-flight-we-would-probably-miss part. I can’t hate them, because I am heading back to the airport right now to fly them again, and that would be a bummer of a way to start my day. I am being very zen about them. I have instead chosen to focus my rage on one of the other passengers in...
We are now in California. Our bags? Not so much. Where are they? No, seriously, I’m asking: WHERE ARE THEY? Because exactly zero are where I am.
Welp, we don’t have to worry about Delta anymore! Because they shook us off their boot, onto a US Airways flight! So now we’re somebody else’s problem! Do you think we’ll ever get our bags? The ten we checked? Because we were here for six weeks? Me neither! Laugh! Laugh!
Hoo boy. Sometimes I forget about the Internet. What I tweeted: “I have no idea if there will be a season 5 of MM. I am operating under the assumption that there won’t be, until I hear otherwise.” What I meant: I am aware that all parties involved are currently negotiating the next season of Mad Men and beyond. Nothing official has been stated yet as far as a pickup,...
romee asked: 1)Why is your character on Mad Men so awesome? 2) Was your character in The Devil Wears Prada supposed to be gay or just metro?
Dear My iPhone
Fuck you for freezing up this morning, and forcing me to do a full restore. Fuck me for not backing up my phone for 1.5 months, so that I lost 75% of the photos ever taken of my infant son. Hate, Rich
pleasantscreams asked: In the event of a zombie apocalypse... which character from the Mad Men universe do you think would be the last man or woman standing?
realrealsoft asked: Desert island book?
funnyordie: Ving Rhames Wins Oscar for Piranha 3D Elisabeth Shue presents Ving Rhames with his long-overdue Oscar, and he proceeds to go totally nuts.
ohmygoodness, I am excited for this show.
oats asked: Do you want to come to my cocktail party in Williamsburg on Thursday evening? 630pm to 1015pm
amyohconnor asked: Can you get your agent or Jon Hamm to get you to host Saturday Night Live? 'Cause I'd be totally into that.
foreignspell asked: Are you happy to be rid of Harry's bow ties? Someone commented that Harry was the only one embracing the changing '60s men's styles so far.
privilegedwhitegirl asked: What exactly is Kirschwasser, may I ask?
jonjohns65 asked: Any stories you can share from Robert Morse? (What an autobiography he must have in his head...) Point is, you work with a troupe of great talent, and some of it must be inspirational to you, I'd like to know what! (Mostly because you are 1) accessible, and 2) very engaging. )
felixincognito asked: are we friends yet? jeeez!
Saddest Photo Evar
duckieoverblane asked: So how many donuts did you have to eat during the filming of last night's episode?
tazar asked: I heard you on Comedy Death Ray with The Hamm and Dave Koechner, and I have to say that you were absolutely hilarious. I hope you plan on doing the show again soon because you were fantastic.
andreaallen asked: Just wanted to share our (Vimeo's) tribute to the Sterling Cooper Junior Execs. Can't wait for the season premier! http://bit.ly/b7aVUH
wordstudio asked: Got a board game you're playing a lot of lately? Got one you're itching to play?
Want a Corpse Reviver #2?
I go through minor obsessions from time to time. Some little exposure to something cool will make me hyperfocus on a topic for about 3-6 months. The only one that stuck was board games. Maybe this one will, too. After hosting a cocktail party about a month and a half ago, I started getting into the idea of making fancy cocktails. I like the science of it, and I like the art of it. They can be...
Things I Find: be a kid →
I’ve been on the internet since 93. I grew up on it. Things were weird and fucked up for kids online in the 90s, and they’re so much worse now. And so, I write the following. If you have a younger brother or sister, if you have friends who do, if you’re a kid who finds this… please read it. This is awesome.
rulesformyunbornson asked: Any books being passed around the set of Mad Men this season?
kryanjones asked: Hey! Just wanted to say thanks for posting my video 'The Mad Men School of Seduction.' I'm glad you enjoyed it, and it's an honor to have someone from the cast see it. Congrats on all the Emmy nominations!
ohsillytwigg asked: How to you balance your life with your acting schedule and family?
teammanchild asked: This may be an odd question seeing as you are in the show itself, but who is your favorite character in Mad Men? Curious.
cinemas- asked: Hi Rich! I just got done listening to Alison Brie on the Nerdist podcast. Your name was brought up and Chris Hardwick had some super nice things to say about you, then he said that you'd be on the podcast soon. Is there any truth to that? Because honestly, it'd be pretty awesome.
I like comic strips. →
When I was broke and sad in NYC, I would read the free Metro paper on my way to my soul-crushing temp job. There was a strip drawn by Tony Murphy that allowed me a glimmer of pleasure on my train ride of rage. Then the strip got dropped from the paper, and I was left to fully experience the subway. That was not fun. Tony Murphy is now part of a group of cartoonists trying to get a new project...