Un-dieting advice, part 3 | Take it seriously

Colbert Report is just oh so witty

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There is clever, there is brilliant, and there is transcendent. This, which riffs off the Times story on how Target knew a teenager was pregnant before her father did, is all that, even in the context of how often they are so clever, and especially in the context of having to do a show every day:


Un-dieting advice

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I've posted the first in a series of videos, all about 5 minutes, in which I talk about methods or practices or attitudes that have helped me lose 155 pounds and, more importantly, to keep my body at normal size for 20 years.

The series is meant to supplement how I'm able to spread the ideas in my book, "Fat Boy Thin Man."

I'm always looking for feedback and dialogue, so let me know what you think. And, if you like, please share.

Again with the promotions

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I taped an interview about "Fat Boy Thin Man" a few weeks ago with Smoki Bacon, a Boston cultural institution, for her show "The Literati Scene" at her Beacon Hill home. It will be telecast tonight at 7:30, and again at 9:30 tomorrow morning, on Channel 23 in Boston. It also will appear, though at different times, on better than a dozen other local Boston outlets. See here for a roster of outlets, if not a list of showtimes.

Jack LaLanne, visionary

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During a conference on obesity in Bainbridge Island, Wash., a couple of years ago, the organizers invited Jack LaLanne to come before us Saturday night and be interviewed for our benefit, after which he accepted questions from the audience. (The story I wrote for the Associated Press is here, at my other, former blog.)

To start the session off, our host showed this video, which prompted a sustained, full-throated ovation from the attendees:


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