Day # 19 -- Shameful Joy is Still Joy by Joe Piccirillo

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  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /home/content/14/14034314/html/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 589.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_boolean_operator::value_validate() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::value_validate($form, &$form_state) in /home/content/14/14034314/html/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_boolean_operator.inc on line 149.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011

People who are successful at one venture often believe they can be successful at all ventures -- think Michael Jordan's baseball career or Law & Order actor Ice T's rap career.  There is something universal about our desire to see these successful people fail.  In that vein, I've provided a never-before-seen list of people who have failed at ventures outside of their wheelhouse.  Enjoy the Schadenfreude.


# 1. Roberto Benigni

Successful: Filmmaker



Failed: gynecologist




# 2. Ben Franklin

Successful
: Inventor



Failed
: Surfer



# 3. Felicity Huffman

Successful
: Transvestite (in Transamerica)



Failed
: Real-Life Non-Tranny

Date: 
Wednesday, January 19, 2011