Lex Friedman blogs here.

Lex is the EVP of Sales and Development for Midroll, the world's best podcast advertising network.

He was previously Macworld's senior writer, and continues to contribute to the publication. He is the cohost of the Not Playing podcast, a cohost of the Turning This Car Around podcast, and the sole host of the Your Daily Lex podcast.

Lex's first book, The Snuggie Sutra, is exactly what it sounds like. His most recent book is a Dr. Seuss parody for adults; it's called The Kid in the Crib.

You should follow him on both Twitter and App.net.

Lex would be delighted to speak at your awesome event.

Let's Do Lunch

I considered calling the episode Lex Do Lunch instead, but didn't, because I'm a good person.

#144 August 20, 2014: Let's Do Lunch

I'm curious about what you do for lunch during the work week. Won't you tell me?

Posted 13 hours ago

The Beard

#143 August 19, 2014: The Beard

In which I discuss my current facial hair status and its origins, and briefly express my sadness over the passing of Don Pardo.

Posted on August 19th, 2014

Keeping it Classy

#142 August 15, 2014: Keeping It Classy

There's some follow-up, some complaining, and some nonsense. A typical episode of The Lex Friedman Show with Lex Friedman, Starring Lex Friedman.

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Posted on August 15th, 2014

Blacksmithery with Myke Hurley

#140 August 12, 2014: Blacksmithery with Myke Hurley

Recorded yesterday (don't tell anyone), the Internet's own Myke Hurley joins this episode of Your Daily Lex, and the world is a better place because of it.

Posted on August 12th, 2014

And Friends

#139 August 11, 2014: And Friends

Josh Malina challenged me. I accepted. Then I podcasted.

Posted on August 11th, 2014

Fake Encores are Terrible

#138 August 8, 2014: Fake Encores are Terrible

Man oh man, do I hate the fake encore. (Yes.)

Posted on August 8th, 2014

Secant Segments and Posteriors

#137 August 7, 2014: Secant Segments and Posteriors

Lex goes on tangents and/or digressions. Thanks, Jason Snell!

He is also bad at math. Lex, that is. Not Jason.

I mean, Jason might be, but Lex doesn't know whether that's the case.

This mixing of third- and first-person is yours free for enjoying Your Daily Lex. Also free if you don't enjoy it. No, on second thought, send me five bucks if you don't enjoy it.

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Posted on August 7th, 2014

Luke Pressure and the Unflavored Dish Soap Band

#136 August 6, 2014: Luke Pressure and the Unflavored Dish Soap Band

I am a glasses-cleaning wizard. It wasn't always this way.

I can't explain it. But I can podcast about it.

Posted on August 6th, 2014

John Siracusa was Wrong on the Internet

#135 August 5, 2014: John Siracusa was Wrong on the Internet

It doesn't happen often, but when it does, I call it out.

John Siracusa is wrong about dessert pizzas.

Posted on August 5th, 2014

Justing Dance

#134 August 4, 2014: Justing Dance

I'm afraid Overcast might break my intro gag. That's okay.

Today, we talk about Just Dance.

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Posted on August 4th, 2014

Return of a Very Special Guest

#133 July 31: Return of a Very Special Guest

I am once again joined by Liam Brandeis Friedman, my favorite three-year-old, on Your Daily Lex.

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Posted on July 31st, 2014

Uber Lie

#132 July 30, 2014: Uber Lie

I lied to my Uber driver. In my defense, it was for a good cause.

(By which I mean: I was very tired and I'm no good at directions.)

Posted on July 30th, 2014

Spot Check (featuring Adam Sachs)

#131 July 29, 2014: Spot Check

Adam Sachs joins me for a very special episode of Your Daily Lex.

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Posted on July 29th, 2014

Your Daily Friedman (Or: How I reacted when I contemplated going blind)

#130 July 25, 2014: Your Daily Friedman

I briefly considered that my eyes were succumbing to an eye-eating amoeba. My thought process in those moments of consideration amused me. In retrospect, anyway.

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Posted on July 25th, 2014

Invent a Couch

#129 July 24, 2014: Invent a Couch

Topics include: 

- attempting to fix a friend's Mac

- failing to fix a friend's Mac

- unintentional vanity Googling

- True Detective

- couches that are too freaking comfortable

Posted on July 24th, 2014

I Thought You Should Know

On episode #128 of Your Daily Lex, I discuss many things. Among them: The downside of the pool heater, and the luxury of Kindles and iPads.

Posted on July 23rd, 2014

The Case of the Missing Pizza

#127 July 21, 2014: The Case of the Missing Pizza

We went to Long Beach Island with another couple. And I went either with an empty stomach or a full one. It's a mystery!

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Posted on July 21st, 2014

Uber Awesome

#126 July 17, 2014: Uber Awesome

I had an unusual Uber experience.

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Posted on July 17th, 2014

Al and Gray

#125 July 15, 2014: Al and Gray

There are two topics today: "Weird Al" Yankovic's new album, and gray hair.

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Posted on July 15th, 2014

King For a Day

#124 July 14, 2014: King For a Day

Sometimes, the fates smile upon you. And/or, the TSA misroutes you for some reason.

Posted on July 14th, 2014