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First Pitch: Jeff Locke and the Defense of FIP

First Pitch: Jeff Locke and the Defense of FIP

I'm a big Louis CK fan. I've mentioned this at times on the site, or on Twitter, and especially on Facebook. Although I don't really make my Facebook page public, so you'll just have to trust me on that one. I think I've grown to like Louis CK even more in the last year because of his comments on divorce. His comments about pretty much any subject are extremely hilarious, but also extremely accurate. It was no different for divorce. So last year when I got divorced, I found his jokes to be hilarious, and totally true.

Before you "aww like a puppy died", as Louis CK would say, know that one of his most accurate jokes is how divorce is always good news. In a "Tim Williams" quote, rather than using a Louis CK quote, I can tell you there are things I no longer have to do. For example, I never have to step foot in a Pottery Barn again. If Michael's is having a 50 percent off sale on frames, I don't have to walk around the store finding something interesting, or try to run out the clock l...

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