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, a cohost of the The Rebound 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.

Five Unprofessional updates

Here’s what’s going on in the world of Unprofessional.

1. The Unprofessional t-shirts are here. We’re taking orders through May 15. Order yours now!

2. Last week, Jim Coudal guested on the show. We discuss vacations, talking to strangers, and more.

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3. This week, our guest was Neven Mrgan from Panic. We discuss swearing and fingernail maintenance. It’s very, very funny. And we discuss a great scene from The Wire, too.

Two great sponsors again! Visit Audible.com for a free, 30-day trial and choose from 100,000+ audiobooks. Unprofessional listeners get a free audiobook!

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4. When you visit our sponsors, it’s a huge help. Check out the Transporter. Get a free trial from Audible. And if you need awesome, letterpress business cards, go to Hoban. We’ll owe you.

5. Amy Jane Gruber on Unprofession-Úll Live: Completing her hattrick, Amy visits Unprofessional again, for her second live episode. And we did something special with the show: Instead of being a regular episode, it’s a $1 extra. Check it out.

Posted on May 3rd, 2013