Your Daily Lex

Your Daily Lex

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Lex Friedman. Every day. Except weekends.
February 3, 2017: Contacts
Feb 3, 2017 • 4 min
Lex’s cleaning people got overzealous. Eye eye eye.
Jan 20, 2017: Here We Go Again
Jan 20, 2017 • 4 min
Lex records a YDL episode for the first time in 11 months. You are the beneficiary.
Feb 23, 2016: Tray Bien
Feb 23, 2016 • 5 min
Lex analyzes the pitfalls of airline trays and food. The food serving, not the food quality.
January 28, 2016: Thank You, Lauren
Jan 28, 2016 • 6 min
Lex shares a story of blood, pain, and air travel.
January 4, 2016: Moving Story
Jan 4, 2016 • 5 min
Lex moved. Oh man.
November 25, 2015: Thanksgiving
Nov 25, 2015 • 3 min
Lex celebrates Thanksgiving’s existence. Sort of. He’s barely alive.
November 20, 2015: Virgin Inspection
Nov 20, 2015 • 5 min
Lex talks about a virgin inspection. Duh. It’s in the title, people.
November 10, 2015: Who Nose
Nov 10, 2015 • 5 min
Lex has nose-related issues while in meetings. It’s a problem.
Nov 2, 2015: Holy Crap The Show Exists
Nov 2, 2015 • 5 min
Lex went into the wilderness. He survived.
October 14, 2015: Lex and Liam
Oct 14, 2015 • 5 min
Lex and Liam talk, primarily about furniture, airlines, Spunky the Monkey, and nothing.
September 25, 2015: Between Two Furnitures
Sep 25, 2015 • 7 min
Lex has a couch. This is the true story.
September 22, 2015: Not My Best Work
Sep 22, 2015 • 4 min
Lex records an episode outside. Sorry.
September 11, 2015: Let’s Talk About Yesterday’s Tie
Sep 11, 2015 • 5 min
Lex wore a tie. He is mildly conflicted about it.
August 28, 2015: Your Daily Jonathan Mann
Aug 28, 2015 • 6 min
Lex wrote a song for Jonathan Mann, who rewrote that into another song for Jonathan Mann.
August 11, 2015: Theme Songs
Aug 11, 2015 • 5 min
Sometimes, Lex writes theme songs for other podcasts.
August 4, 2015: On Script
Aug 4, 2015 • 3 min
Lex performs the second-ever scripted episode of Your Daily Lex.
August 1, 2015: Live From Podcast Movement with Chris Bannon
Aug 2, 2015 • 7 min
Chris Bannon joins Lex on an episode taped live at Podcast Movement.
July 30, 2015: Fort Worth While
Jul 31, 2015 • 6 min
Lex went to Fort Worth. The experience if getting there stank on ice.
July 24, 2015: Live from Earwolf
Jul 24, 2015 • 16 min
Lex broadcasts from the Earwolf studio with Midroll CEO Adam Sachs. Recorded on the day that Midroll was acquired by Scripps.
July 8, 2015: Jurassic World and Inside Out
Jul 8, 2015 • 5 min
Lex offers up movie reviews, sort of, for Inside Out and Jurassic World.
July 6, 2015: Kiss Hello
Jul 6, 2015 • 5 min
Lex is back! Talking about kisses and stuff.
June 19, 2015: Brace Yourself
Jun 19, 2015 • 5 min
Lex has a foot issue, and a dog issue. Dog feet are no problem.
June 15, 2015: Word Picture
Jun 15, 2015 • 4 min
Lex punched himself in the crotch. Good times. Not for him.
June 5, 2015: Entrepreneur Magazine
Jun 5, 2015 • 4 min
Lex was written up in Entrepreneur Magazine. Mistakes were made.
June 3, 2015: The Famous Man Who Bought Me A Soda
Jun 3, 2015 • 3 min
Lex tells the story of a famous man who bought him a soda. Just read the titles, people.
May 28, 2015: Hair
May 28, 2015 • 5 min
Lex got a haircut. It was weird.
May 21, 2015: Your Daily Lex and Liam
May 21, 2015 • 5 min
Lex talks about Cody getting neutered. Liam joins.
May 17, 2015: Your Intermittent Lex
May 17, 2015 • 5 min
Lex talks about Pitch Perfect 2, babysitters, and his friend.
May 7, 2015: Stubble Trouble
May 8, 2015 • 3 min
Lex discusses the tragedy of shaving a carefully cultivated stubble beard. Also, a surprising cameo appearance.
May 4, 2015: AirTran
May 4, 2015 • 5 min
People stink at riding Newark Airport’s AirTran.
May 1, 2015: Bus or Bust
May 1, 2015 • 4 min
Lex tells a story about the bus. And cookie cake.
April 29, 2015: Snell is in the House
Apr 29, 2015 • 3 min
Jason Snell visits Lex Friedman! But does he appear on this episode of Your Daily Lex? Only time will tell! (No.)
April 27, 2015: Watch, Fence, Etc
Apr 27, 2015 • 5 min
Apple Watch. Invisible Fence. Shirts. So good.
April 23, 2015: Watch This
Apr 23, 2015 • 3 min
Lex has a sad-ish story about his Apple Watch.
April 21, 2015: Your Daily Liam (Again)
Apr 21, 2015 • 5 min
Liam joins Lex yet again, hawking t-shirts, talking Cody, and generally being entertaining.
April 17, 2015: Slow Lady
Apr 18, 2015 • 5 min
It’s yesterday’s episode, today! And go buy a damn shirt: http://teespring.com/lexfri
April 16, 2015: Your Daily Shirt
Apr 16, 2015 • 4 min
OMG YDL SHIRTS!
April 15, 2015: Brad and I
Apr 15, 2015 • 5 min
Lex talks. A lot.
April 13, 2015: Let’s Take It Outside
Apr 13, 2015 • 6 min
Lex worked outside today. And he’s getting an invisible fence. He thought you should know.
April 10, 2015: Watch and Tea
Apr 10, 2015 • 5 min
Lex bought an Apple Watch. Today he’ll drink a lot of tea. Not Apple Tea. That would be good, though.
April 9, 2015: Ringtone
Apr 9, 2015 • 4 min
Lex made a YDL ringtone. You’re welcome.
April 8, 2015: Rumplemeyer’s Horseshoes
Apr 8, 2015 • 5 min
Lex pays tribute to Stan Freberg.
April 7, 2015: Hungry Like The Lex
Apr 7, 2015 • 6 min
Lex is hungry. And he shares a song about hunger. And weight loss.
April 6, 2015: Lexy Shades of Grey
Apr 6, 2015 • 5 min
Gray hair, FaceTime, and parents: It’s a podcast, people.
April 1, 2015: Screw You, Danny
Apr 1, 2015 • 4 min
Warning: In this episode, I say “effing a-hole” a lot, only not in that fun-looking clean way. PROFANITY ALERT!
March 31, 2015: Let’s Talk Tweets
Mar 31, 2015 • 3 min
Lex talks tweets. Did you not read the episode title?
March 24, 2015: On Retainer
Mar 24, 2015 • 4 min
Lex talks about his retainers. It’s more exciting than it sounds.
March 23, 2015: Not About Lawrence
Mar 23, 2015 • 5 min
Lex can do many things with one hand.
March 18, 2015: The Door is a Dog
Mar 18, 2015 • 6 min
Lex debates whether he should get a doggie door. (For the dog.)
March 16, 2015: South By South Lex
Mar 17, 2015 • 4 min
It’s the episode Lex meant to upload yesterday! It’s about his time at SXSW. Ostensibly.
March 11, 2015: Your Weekly Lex
Mar 11, 2015 • 7 min
Sometimes weekly, never weakly.
March 6, 2015: Special Guest Sierra
Mar 6, 2015 • 3 min
Sierra joins Lex for a special episode.
March 5, 2015: Snow, Dogs, TV
Mar 5, 2015 • 3 min
Lex talks about snow, dogs, and TV. Typical episode.
March 4, 2015: Salads
Mar 4, 2015 • 3 min
Lex had a salad for lunch. He’s as surprised as you are.
March 3, 2015: How We Say We’re Sorry
Mar 3, 2015 • 4 min
Lex complains about the weather, praises a television show, and gives a much-awaited dog update.
February 27, 2015: The One With The Police
Feb 27, 2015 • 4 min
Lex got a call from his alarm company. Then the police came to the house. Then the dog freaked right out. Guns!
February 24, 2015: Theme Song
Feb 24, 2015 • 2 min
Lex talks about theme songs.
February 19, 2015: Thirty Seconds
Feb 19, 2015 • 4 min
Lex read some 30 second ads. He went to the vet. He has kids. Podcast gold!
February 18, 2015: Big Cookie
Feb 18, 2015 • 3 min
Lex has been lax. Plus he went to Houston. And still has a puppy.
February 11, 2015: Your Ailing Lex
Feb 11, 2015 • 3 min
Lex talks about his dog and his television.
February 9, 2015: Big News
Feb 9, 2015 • 3 min
Lex is speaking. And a dog is coming. It’s exciting, I promise.
February 6, 2015: Trivia
Feb 6, 2015 • 5 min
Lex defeats TGI Fridays in every way imaginable.
February 4, 2015: I Do Bring You Flowers
Feb 4, 2015 • 3 min
Lex sent flowers. He’s so proud.
February 2, 2015: Jet Lag
Feb 2, 2015 • 4 min
Lex has jet lag.
January 26, 2015: The Land of Pod
Jan 26, 2015 • 4 min
Lex is stuck in Israel an extra day. He was stuck on hold much longer.
January 23, 2015: Your Daily Jason II
Jan 23, 2015 • 5 min
Jason Snell again takes the helm of YDL while Lex is unavailable.
January 21, 2015: State of the YDL
Jan 21, 2015 • 4 min
Lex provides the State of the YDL.
January 19, 2015: Home Work
Jan 19, 2015 • 5 min
Lex has been working from home for a long, long time. There are consequences.
January 15, 2015: Death Becomes Me
Jan 15, 2015 • 3 min
Lex talks about death and other fun topics.
Jan 13, 2015: The Athlete
Jan 13, 2015 • 4 min
Lex discovers that he is an athlete. Also, he encounters darkness.
January 9, 2015: Sun of a Gun
Jan 9, 2015 • 4 min
Help Lex make a decision regarding his eyeballs and the sun.
January 7, 2015: Live Music
Jan 7, 2015 • 4 min
It’s true! This episode of YDL includes live music. You’re welcome!
January 6, 2015: Seven Minutes
Jan 6, 2015 • 3 min
Lex has seven minutes to record this episode. And his wife doesn’t know the theme song.
January 5, 2015: Oasis of Disaster
Jan 5, 2015 • 5 min
Lex gets many texts from his car. And his bathroom got cleaned unexpectedly.
December 30, 2014: Your Daily Liam
Dec 30, 2014 • 7 min
Liam joins us again for the last episode of 2014.
December 29, 2014: Ball Droppings
Dec 29, 2014 • 4 min
It’s almost 2015. How will you celebrate?
December 24, 2014: We’re All Gonna Die; Merry Christmas
Dec 24, 2014 • 5 min
Lex watched Boyhood. And got sad.
December 23, 2014: Wonderful Podcast Time
Dec 23, 2014 • 5 min
Lex is simply having a wonderful podcast time.
December 19, 2014: The 201st Episode Spectacular
Dec 19, 2014 • 5 min
It’s the 201st episode spectacular.
December 18, 2014: Your Mother
Dec 18, 2014 • 2 min
Lex went to Manhattan. He saw a cabbie give another cabbie very unusual advice.
December 17, 2014: We’ll Do It Live Tomorrow
Dec 17, 2014 • 4 min
Lex scripts a show. This is what that sounds like.
December 8, 2014: Programming Note
Dec 8, 2014 • 3 min
Lex has a note. About programming. For this podcast, not computers. You know what he means.
December 4, 2014: After Bath
Dec 4, 2014 • 5 min
Liam once again joins Lex. Come for the insights, stay for Liam’s cover of the YDL theme song.
December 2, 2014: Ripping a Jordan Cooper
Dec 2, 2014 • 5 min
Lex asked his Twitter followers for a topic. That may have been a mistake.
December 1, 2014: Leaf, Thanksgiving, Birthday
Dec 1, 2014 • 4 min
Lex updates you on his Leaf, his Thanksgiving, and his birthday. The title was a clue, people.
November 26, 2014: Turning Over a New Leaf
Nov 26, 2014 • 5 min
Lex got a Nissan Leaf. After 14 or so hours of ownership, he’s ready to review it for you.
November 24, 2014: All About That Podcast
Nov 24, 2014 • 5 min
Lex talks about All About That Bass. Sorry. But also, about other things.
November 20, 2014: We Found the Roku Remote
Nov 20, 2014 • 4 min
The Friedman family found its missing Roku remote. But did they solve the crime? Lex Friedman reports.
November 19, 2014: Dr. Fake Name
Nov 19, 2014 • 3 min
YDL tries a new format today, as host Lex Friedman continues to investigate the case of Lex Friedman’s missing Roku remote.
November 18, 2014: Where is my Roku remote (v2)
Nov 18, 2014 • 4 min
Seriously, where is it?
November 17, 2014: The Museum
Nov 17, 2014 • 4 min
Lex talks (briefly) about Serial. And then (longly) about rhyming words.
November 14, 2014: Sriracha or Whatever
Nov 14, 2014 • 4 min
Lex has no idea what this episode is about.
November 13, 2014: The Mystery Train
Nov 13, 2014 • 4 min
Lex tells the story of The Mystery Train. Which you probably could have deduced from the episode’s title.
November 12, 2014: Shake It Off
Nov 12, 2014 • 4 min
Lex analyzes Shake It Off’s bridge. Thanks to his wife Lauren for the help.
November 10, 2015: The Last Pickle
Nov 10, 2014 • 5 min
Lex is back from vacation. You’re welcome!
October 31, 2014: The Twenty Minute Episode
Oct 31, 2014 • 20 min
With no episodes coming next week, Lex offers up this insanely long edition of YDL.
October 30, 2014: Back in the US ER
Oct 30, 2014 • 5 min
Lex wanted to release an episode of YDL yesterday, but the emergency room intervened. (Everyone’s okay!)
October 27, 2014: Moxy Fruvous
Oct 27, 2014 • 6 min
Lex wonders whether he can still listen to Moxy Fruvous, ethically speaking.
October 24, 2014: Ebola or Mustard
Oct 24, 2014 • 6 min
Lex retells the story of his harrowing journey into Manhattan to have dinner with Marko.
October 22, 2014: Smell Unsmelled
Oct 22, 2014 • 4 min
Lex talks about a characteristic of his personality, his hope that he’s not alone, and a recent Amazon purchase. Also, the school bus.
October 21, 2014: Geezerly
Oct 21, 2014 • 4 min
Lex is old. Very, very old.
October 20, 2014: For Anya on Her Eighth Birthday
Oct 20, 2014 • 4 min
Lex reads a letter he wrote to Anya on the occasion of her eighth birthday.
October 16, 2014: Liam Returns
Oct 16, 2014 • 3 min
Liam’s back! On YDL! Hooray!
October 15, 2014: Hair and Now
Oct 15, 2014 • 4 min
Lex got a haircut. He’s okay with it.
October 13, 2015: Alphabetical in Every Way
Oct 13, 2014 • 3 min
Lex knows things.
October 10, 2014: Groceries Before Liquor
Oct 10, 2014 • 3 min
Lex had experiences at the liquor store last night. You get to hear about them. Ain’t podcasting grand?!
October 9, 2014: How I Met Their Mother
Oct 9, 2014 • 6 min
Last time, Lex explained how he get proposed to by someone he didn’t marry. Here’s the story of how he started dating the woman who became his wife.
October 7, 2014: The Ballad of Eddie
Oct 7, 2014 • 8 min
Lex tells the story of a woman who proposed to him. She is not his wife.
October 6, 2014: Something That Rhymes With Lex
Oct 6, 2014 • 4 min
Lex freestyle raps, without rapping.
October 3, 2014: On Juggling
Oct 3, 2014 • 4 min
Lex talks about juggling. Did the title not make this clear?
October 2, 2014: I’m back
Oct 2, 2014 • 5 min
After a few days off, and one Jason Snell pinch hit, Lex reclaims the microphone for YDL.
October 1, 2014: Your Daily Jason Snell
Oct 1, 2014 • 5 min
Jason takes the YDL helm since Lex has been a little busy.
September 24, 2014: I’m Not Dieting
Sep 24, 2014 • 4 min
Lex is not dieting. He swears. (He lies.)
September 23, 2014: The Phoebe Controversy
Sep 23, 2014 • 4 min
Lex shares his frustrations when television shows try too hard with unnecessary storylines or characters.
September 22, 2014: The Phantom Podcast
Sep 22, 2014 • 2 min
Lex is reading his daughter The Phantom Tollbooth. It’s going okay.
September 19, On Line with Marco Tabini
Sep 19, 2014 • 6 min
Marco Tabini joins Lex to talk about people who wait in iPhone lines.
September 18, 2014: Four Podcasts
Sep 18, 2014 • 4 min
Lex counts his podcasts.
September 17, 2014: Real Talk and Retirement
Sep 17, 2014 • 5 min
Lex talks about retirement, iOS 8, and other stuff.
September 16, 2014: I’m Not Mad As Hell
Sep 16, 2014 • 5 min
Lex released an episode yesterday that left some people confused. Whoops!
September 15, 2014: Podcast Network
Sep 15, 2014 • 1 min
Lex refuses to spoil this episode, which you’ll either love or hate. Or merely tolerate. But definitely one of those. Probably.
September 12, 2014: How Guilty Should I Feel?
Sep 12, 2014 • 6 min
Lex has moral quandaries regarding using restaurant coupons and freelancing for Macworld.
September 11, 2014: Xbox Free60
Sep 11, 2014 • 6 min
Somebody sent Lex a free Xbox. Dreams DO come true!
September 10, 2014: Scattered Macworld Thoughts
Sep 10, 2014 • 6 min
A lot of great people got laid off at Macworld today. Lex is bummed.
September 9, 2015: Apple Watch Watch
Sep 9, 2014 • 4 min
Lex talks about the Apple Watch and the iPhone 6 and other stuff.
September 8, 2014: Notoriously Punctual
Sep 8, 2014 • 4 min
Lex’s youngest makes a school prediction; Lex gets to Marco’s house too early.
September 5, 2014: No News Is Good News
Sep 5, 2014 • 4 min
Lex talks about the news. Sort of.
September 4, 2014: As My (Laughter) Husband
Sep 4, 2014 • 5 min
Lex recounts his wedding day and his iPhone’s near drowning.
September 3, 2014: Last In, First Out
Sep 3, 2014 • 4 min
Lex’s email strategy sucks.
September 2, 2014: A Controversial Opinion. Maybe.
Sep 2, 2014 • 4 min
Lex maybe has a controversial opinion about nude photos.
August 28, 2014: That Was Jeff Goldblum
Aug 28, 2014 • 5 min
Lex talks about video game consoles and his voice and The BC-52s.
August 27, 2014: V8 and Kindles
Aug 27, 2014 • 5 min
Lex talks about V8 and Kindles. Do you even read the titles?
August 26, 2014: Your Noisy Lex
Aug 26, 2014 • 4 min
Lex records an episode while walking on his treadmill desk.
August 25, 2014: Good Morning, 3am
Aug 25, 2014 • 4 min
Lex has a friend who woke up at 3am to go running. That is not something Lex would ever do.
August 22, 2014: Challah At Your Boy
Aug 22, 2014 • 4 min
Lex closes the door on the beard conversation, and swears he won’t go out for lunch today, unless he does.
August 21, 2014: Lex Daily Your
Aug 21, 2014 • 5 min
Lex follows-up on beard and lunch topics.
August 20, 2014: Let’s Do Lunch
Aug 20, 2014 • 4 min
Lex wants to know what you do for lunch. Survey time!
August 19, 2014: The Beard
Aug 19, 2014 • 4 min
Lex has a beard. Temporarily. Also, he is sad regarding the news about Don Pardo.
August 15, 2014: Keeping It Classy
Aug 15, 2014 • 4 min
Lex does some followup and some complaining. Typical episode of the Lex Friedman Show With Lex Friedman, Starring Lex Friedman
August 13, 2014: He’s [Bleeping] The Holland Tunnel
Aug 13, 2014 • 6 min
Lex talks about his Robin Williams memory of choice.
August 12, 2014: Blacksmithery with Myke Hurley
Aug 12, 2014 • 6 min
Myke Hurley joins Lex to talk about blacksmithery, podcasts, and other fun things.
August 11, 2014: And Friends
Aug 11, 2014 • 5 min
Lex talks about friends and podcast planning and the ice bucket challenge.
August 8, 2014: Fake Encores are Terrible
Aug 8, 2014 • 6 min
Lex loathes the fake encore. Now he talks about it for six-odd minutes.
August 7, 2014: Secant Segments and Posteriors
Aug 7, 2014 • 4 min
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.
August 6, 2014: Luke Pressure and the Unflavored Dish Soap Band
Aug 6, 2014 • 4 min
Lex is a glasses cleaning wizard. He wasn’t always. And he can’t explain it.
August 5, 2014: John Siracusa was Wrong on the Internet
Aug 5, 2014 • 3 min
Lex was right. John was wrong. The topic: dessert pizzas.
August 4, 2014: Justing Dance
Aug 4, 2014 • 5 min
Lex talks about Just Dance and other fun things.
July 31: Return of a Very Special Guest
Jul 31, 2014 • 5 min
Liam joins me again on YDL. You’re welcome, world.
July 30, 2014: Uber Lie
Jul 30, 2014 • 4 min
Lex lied to an Uber driver. For a good cause. Sort of.
July 29, 2014: Spot Check
Jul 29, 2014 • 5 min
Adam Sachs joins Lex for a very special episode of Your Daily Lex.
July 25, 2014: Your Daily Friedman
Jul 25, 2014 • 4 min
Lex goes blind. Almost. Not really.
July 24, 2014: Invent a Couch
Jul 24, 2014 • 4 min
Lex helps a friend with a Mac problem. Sort of. And faults his couch for being too comfortable.
July 23, 2014: I Thought You Should Know
Jul 23, 2014 • 4 min
Lex talks about the downside of his pool’s solar heater (he knows) and iPads and Kindles.
July 21, 2014: The Case of the Missing Pizza
Jul 21, 2014 • 4 min
Lex ate a pizza slice. Or maybe not.
July 17, 2014: Uber Awesome
Jul 17, 2014 • 4 min
Lex had an Uber experience like none other.
July 15, 2014: Al and Gray
Jul 15, 2014 • 5 min
Two topics today: “Weird Al” Yankovic’s new album, and gray hair.
July 14, 2014: King For a Day
Jul 14, 2014 • 4 min
Lex got into the TSA Pre line AGAIN. He was the king of the airport.
July 10, 2014: Why Did I Ask?
Jul 10, 2014 • 4 min
Lex asked a question at a restaurant. That was his first mistake. But not his last.
July 9, 2014: Our Daily Lex
Jul 9, 2014 • 4 min
Let’s talk about an expensive risk factor with his job.
July 7, 2014: The Pool of the Rising Sun
Jul 7, 2014 • 4 min
Lex’s pool is heated by the sun and futility.
July 3, 2014: Vegetarian Sympathizer
Jul 3, 2014 • 4 min
Lex is definitely not a vegetarian. But he gets them.
July 1, 2014: First World Soreness
Jul 1, 2014 • 5 min
Lex has a first world problem. And sore muscles. It’s been a tough couple days, folks.
June 30, 2014: Turbulence Again
Jun 30, 2014 • 4 min
Here’s what Lex thinks about when his airplane hits turbulence.
June 24, 2014: Talk Fast
Jun 24, 2014 • 6 min
Lex — on take two of today’s show — talks fast.
June 23, 2014: I have three kids, people
Jun 23, 2014 • 8 min
In the third and final part of a three-part series, one more Friedman kid joins the podcast.
June 20, 2014: Oh Man, Another Kid
Jun 20, 2014 • 5 min
Lex welcomes another kid onto the podcast. Jiminy.
June 19, 2014: The Slightest of Pity Parties
Jun 19, 2014 • 4 min
Lex holds a slight pity party for himself, because you all liked the Liam episode more than you like regular episodes. Also, fun with busses.
June 18, 2014: Special Guest Liam Friedman
Jun 18, 2014 • 4 min
Lex’s three-year-old son Liam joins him on today’s episode.
June 17, 2014: Special Guest Julian Velard
Jun 17, 2014 • 6 min
Lex welcomes musician and friend Julian Velard to the show to talk about JV’s new album and the drudgery of NYC.
June 16, 2014: I’m Gonna Get You, Soccer
Jun 16, 2014 • 3 min
Lex doesn’t quite understand the appeal of soccer. And don’t ask him to call it football, either.
June 14, 2014: An Open Letter to Myke Hurley
Jun 14, 2014 • 6 min
Lex releases an unheard-of WEEKEND episode of Your Daily Lex. And it’s an open letter to Myke Hurley. Sort of.
June 12, 2014: The Podcast That Never Ends
Jun 12, 2014 • 3 min
Lex’s son got caught in a loop.
June 11, 2014: So Famous
Jun 11, 2014 • 4 min
Lex is so, so, SO famous.* *Not really
June 10, 2014: Warranty
Jun 10, 2014 • 3 min
Lex only gets warranties on one significant purchase.
June 9, 2014: Urinals
Jun 9, 2014 • 4 min
Lex talks about urinals. Again. And also human nature.
June 5, 2014: Sectional Healing
Jun 5, 2014 • 4 min
Lex fought a sectional. And physics. And Lex won.
June 4, 2014: Work It
Jun 4, 2014 • 4 min
Lex tals about work, hard work, physical labor, and whatnot.
June 3, 2014: Get Igloo
Jun 3, 2014 • 5 min
Lex sells out, Idina Menzel style.
June 2, 2014: There’s a Wallet in my Pocket
Jun 2, 2014 • 4 min
Lex has a wallet issue. Also, happy WWDC keynote day!
May 30, 2014: 101 Damnations
May 30, 2014 • 4 min
Lex hits episode number 101. He talks about spelling. And highways. Of course.
May 29, 2014: The 100th Episode Spectacular
May 29, 2014 • 6 min
Your Daily Lex celebrates its 100th episode. In spectacular form.
May 28, 2014: Mailboxes, Et Cetera
May 28, 2014 • 5 min
Lex talks about bad ceremonial pitches and mailbox hooligans on the 99th episode of Your Daily Lex.
May 27, 2014: The Real Memorial Day
May 27, 2014 • 3 min
Here’s how Lex celebrated Memorial Day. Sort of.
The Whirling Dervish That Is My Son
May 23, 2014 • 5 min
This is a story about an unexpected night out, my lack of enthusiasm for hockey, a condolence card, a need to pee, and my son.
May 22, 2014: Like I Am
May 22, 2014 • 4 min
Lex makes a tech show. Briefly.
May 20, 2014: Adult Themes
May 20, 2014 • 4 min
There are a couple things most adults know how to do that Lex, you know, doesn’t.
May 19, 2014: Trailer Hitch Demagnetizers
May 19, 2014 • 4 min
Lex doesn’t know all the words to songs by bands he loves anymore. He grows up so fast.
May 16, 2014: Bus or Bust
May 16, 2014 • 4 min
Lex has to take the bus. Again. Here’s his typical approach.
May 15, 2014: Fat Eyes
May 15, 2014 • 3 min
Lex is fat. And he has eyes. Hence the title of this episode.
May 13, 2014: Cracks and Mattresses
May 13, 2014 • 4 min
Lex needs to rotate his mattress. And he has a crack in his foundation.
May 12, 2014: Scary
May 12, 2014 • 4 min
Lex got scared. By Stephen King.
May 9, 2014: Special Guest Lex Friedman
May 9, 2014 • 3 min
Lex Friedman joins Lex on today’s episode of Your Daily Lex.
May 8, 2014: Secrets
May 8, 2014 • 4 min
You’re going to need a backstory. I’m happy to provide it.
May 7, 2014: Turn Around
May 7, 2014 • 4 min
Lex is not the world’s greatest navigator. He is probably amongst the bottom 10% of world navigators, in fact. He covers for this awkwardly at times.
May 5, 2014: Drill, Lexy, Drill
May 5, 2014 • 5 min
Lex built a desk. He’s proud of himself.
May 2, 2014: Deodorant and Airplane Mode
May 2, 2014 • 5 min
Lex’s favorite brand of deodorant got hit by the shrink ray. Oof.
May 1, 2014: Birthdays and Sleep
May 1, 2014 • 4 min
Happy birthday, if you listen to this podcast, and also it’s your birthday. Let’s talk about sleep deprivation and/or lack thereof!
April 30, 2014: Gotta Get Down on Driveways
Apr 30, 2014 • 4 min
Lex talks about driveways. You’re welcome, America. And Your Daily Lex listeners.
April 29, 2014: Now You’re Older Still
Apr 29, 2014 • 4 min
Lex is older than he’s ever been. And now he’s even older. And now he’s even older.
April 28, 2014: Take the Cannoli
Apr 28, 2014 • 5 min
Lex takes his kids to a family restaurant that features glorified murderers everywhere. Yum!
April 25, 2014: Barely Bearable
Apr 25, 2014 • 5 min
Lex and his family stayed at a hotel. It was unpleasant.
April 24, 2014: The Glasses: Half-Full
Apr 24, 2014 • 5 min
Lex may well need to start wearing glasses full time. This frustrates him.
Lauren (Snell) and Low Expectations
Apr 21, 2014 • 5 min
Lex gets help from Lauren (Snell)
April 17, 2014: Bad News Bearers
Apr 17, 2014 • 3 min
Lex dealt with bad news, and recovered. Sort of.
April 15, 2014: Carpet vs. Rug
Apr 15, 2014 • 4 min
Lex looks back fondly on yesterday’s editing error, talks about interior design, and reveals his word confusion problem.
April 14, 2014: Perturbulence
Apr 14, 2014 • 5 min
Lex is in Arizona. This episode was recorded outside. Please remain seated until the captain turns off the fasten seatbelt sign.
April 11, 2014: A Modicum of Modesty
Apr 11, 2014 • 5 min
Lex got naked with two women today. And now he’s mad.
April 10, 2014: When Kids Fly
Apr 10, 2014 • 4 min
Lex likes flying alone. Flying with kids is… worse.
April 9, 2014: Car Talk
Apr 9, 2014 • 3 min
Lex podcasts from the car. He talks about school shows.
April 8, 2014: Cause for Alarm
Apr 8, 2014 • 4 min
Lex set off a burglar alarm at his in-law’s house. Hilarity ensued, I guess.
April 7, 2014: Lord of Legerdemain
Apr 7, 2014 • 4 min
Lex talks about vanity, headphones, and magic camp.
April 4, 2014: What the Hell, Man?
Apr 4, 2014 • 5 min
Lex has family and friends in unimaginable situations. It affects today’s show.
April 3, 2014: Death, Taxes, Waiting Rooms
Apr 3, 2014 • 5 min
Lex complains about waiting rooms. And taxes. Pure original YDL content.
April 2, 2014: The Gist of Urology
Apr 2, 2014 • 4 min
Lex overshares. You’re welcome, America! (And Canada.)
April 1, 2014: How I Met Your Finale With Depression [No Spoilers]
Apr 1, 2014 • 4 min
Lex talks—again!—about how series finales leave him feeling sad. And other stuff.
March 31, 2014: Brought to you by…
Mar 31, 2014 • 4 min
Today’s episode of Your Daily Lex has a real sponsor! And a fake sponsor: Overtiredness.
March 27, 2014: Awkward Adjacent
Mar 27, 2014 • 4 min
Lex talks about topics for this show, improvisational comedy, and adjectives.
March 26, 2014: Recording, Voices, and Bald Heads
Mar 26, 2014 • 5 min
Lex talks about his recording process, his voice, and shaved heads.
March 25, 2014: Spoiler Alert
Mar 25, 2014 • 4 min
Lex gt spoiled. He doesn’t always mind spoilers, but he minded this one.
March 24, 2014: What I Need
Mar 24, 2014 • 4 min
Lex shares insights about the joints in his hands, along with his love of desserts.
March 21, 2014: Jet Lag, Uber, and the CIA
Mar 21, 2014 • 5 min
Lex battles jet lag and crazy people.
March 19, 2014: My Eyes Betray Me
Mar 19, 2014 • 4 min
Lex can’t see. He’s also kind of an outsider at NSConf.
March 18, 2014: In the Zone
Mar 18, 2014 • 4 min
Lex battles time zones. Time zones win.
March 17, 2014: Crotchety
Mar 17, 2014 • 5 min
Lex opts out at the TSA. And this time, things got VERY personal.
March 14, 2014: The Non-Creepy Bug Counter Encounter
Mar 14, 2014 • 4 min
Lex met a podcast listener in person. It wasn’t creepy, until he figured out what his Twitter username meant.
March 13, 2014: That’s Entertainment (Center)
Mar 13, 2014 • 4 min
Lex’s furniture installation did not go off without a hitch. Or a couple of hitches. It’s a problem.
March 12, 2014: But Weight, There’s More
Mar 12, 2014 • 5 min
Lex is counting his calories. Again. Dammit.
March 11, 2014: Despair, Furniture, and the President of the United States
Mar 11, 2014 • 5 min
Lex liked Barack Obama’s appearance on Between Two Ferns—but not necessarily for all the right reasons. Also, he’s feeling dread about something.
March 10, 2014: Oh, The Things I Could Cure
Mar 10, 2014 • 4 min
Lex imagines what he’d do with retirement money.
March 7, 2014: My daughter-in-law the truck
Mar 7, 2014 • 3 min
Lex’s son is interested in marrying a truck.
March 6, 2014: Crowdsourced Topics
Mar 6, 2014 • 5 min
Lex turns to Twitter for topic advice. Hilarity ensues. Or something.
March 5, 2014: The Tale of the HoJo’s Vending Machine
Mar 5, 2014 • 5 min
Lex stayed at a Howard Johnson. The HoJo had an unusual vending machine.
March 4, 2014: Voiceover
Mar 4, 2014 • 4 min
Lex is heard on Sirius/XM satellite radio. All the time.
March 3, 2014: You’re on Fire (Truck)
Mar 3, 2014 • 4 min
Lex talks about the Twitter experiment, a birthday party, a firetruck, and more.
Feb 28, 2014: Yo.
Feb 28, 2014 • 4 min
Lex wants your help for an experiment. Also, he recommends a TV show.
Feb 27, 2014: A Close Shave
Feb 27, 2014 • 5 min
Lex is kind of known, in certain circles, for his old-fashioned way of shaving. But he’s a fraud.
Feb 26, 2014: Do Alto Mice
Feb 26, 2014 • 5 min
Lex has a reminder that he can’t figure out. Thanks, Siri. Also, he has Notification Center complaints.
Feb 25, 2014: See What I Mean
Feb 25, 2014 • 5 min
Lex got LASIK in 2003.
Feb 24, 2014: Preferences
Feb 24, 2014 • 4 min
Chocolate? Vanilla? Boxers? Briefs? Lex has preferences. Now you know some of them.
Feb 21, 2014: Assistant to the Regional Manager
Feb 21, 2014 • 4 min
Lex has an assistant. And a season finale. But not of this show.
Feb 20, 2014: The Cars Are Out
Feb 20, 2014 • 4 min
Lex made up some lullabies. This was a mistake.
Feb 19, 2014: Pranks for the Memories
Feb 19, 2014 • 5 min
Lex and Lauren are in a prank war. Lex likes prank wars.
Feb 18, 2014: Escape the Blender
Feb 18, 2014 • 4 min
Lex talks about conducting job interviews.
Feb 17, 2014: Do I Not Bleed?
Feb 17, 2014 • 3 min
Lex is very late with today’s episode. But NO ONE NOTICED.
Feb 14, 2014: I Don’t Own A Snowblower
Feb 14, 2014 • 5 min
Lex doesn’t own a snowblower. And he’s taking suggestions on where to live.
Feb 13, 2014: Your Daily Shower
Feb 13, 2014 • 5 min
Lex showers every day. And other observations.
Feb 12, 2014: Devastatingly Handsome
Feb 12, 2014 • 4 min
Lex wishes he were Clooney-level handsome.
Feb 11, 2014: “Weird Al” Yankovic
Feb 11, 2014 • 4 min
Lex discusses the first two times he met “Weird Al” Yankovic, along with his affections for the man.
Feb 10, 2014: That Part of My Brain
Feb 10, 2014 • 4 min
Lex talks about a couple iPhone games he likes, and why he likes them, and also how he’s not getting any better at one of them.
Feb 7, 2014: What Are We Thinking?
Feb 7, 2014 • 5 min
Lex doesn’t know what anyone’s really thinking. And special guest Dan Moren drops by.
Feb 6, 2014: Bus Stuff
Feb 6, 2014 • 6 min
Lex talks about jobs, meta-topics, and the school bus stop.
Feb 5, 2014: I Love M.S.
Feb 5, 2014 • 4 min
Lex realizes another thing he likes about his job. He wasn’t expecting it.
Feb 4, 2014: Kiss and Tell
Feb 4, 2014 • 5 min
Lex kissed the neighbor.
Feb 3, 2014: Super Bore & The Scare
Feb 2, 2014 • 4 min
Lex didn’t enjoy the Super Bowl. But he did enjoy scaring the crap out of his wife, mostly unintentionally.
Jan 31, 2014: Penn & Teller & Extortion
Jan 31, 2014 • 4 min
Lex is feeling a little better! Except he also dealt with Ticketmaster, so you know, not perfect.
Jan 30, 2014: Things I Think
Jan 30, 2014 • 4 min
There are some things Lex thinks every single day. Here are a few of them.
Jan 29, 2014: Sasser of Cable
Jan 29, 2014 • 5 min
Lex once again attempted to cut the cord and cancel his television service. Here’s what happened.
Jan 28, 2014: Cleaning Lady Guilt
Jan 28, 2014 • 5 min
You need to decide where and how to spend your disposable income. Lex’s family spends some of theirs on a cleaning lady. But there’s some guilt involved.
Jan 27, 2014: Booze boos
Jan 27, 2014 • 5 min
Lex thinks maybe he should drink more. But he doesn’t quite know how.
Jan 24, 2014: The News on Cracked
Jan 24, 2014 • 5 min
This daily podcast reminds Lex of another daily show he used to host. Here’s a reminiscence about Lex’s daily video series for Cracked.com approximately 300 years ago.
Jan 23, 2014: The City is Cold
Jan 23, 2014 • 4 min
Lex had to leave the house. That’s never a good thing.
Jan 22, 2014: Wind Chill Out
Jan 22, 2014 • 5 min
Lex shares his thoughts on the ambiguity of the temperature, along with celebrity sightings.
Jan 21, 2014: United We Fall
Jan 21, 2014 • 4 min
Lex flew United. Or tried to, anyway.
Jan 17, 2014: Lots of Podcasts
Jan 17, 2014 • 4 min
Lex has many podcasts. This is one of them.
Jan 16, 2014: The Back Side of Water
Jan 16, 2014 • 5 min
“I want to tell you a bit about the worst pain I ever had.” Also: New theme song!
Jan 15, 2014: Seat Back and Relax
Jan 15, 2014 • 5 min
Lex shares his strong opinion on airplane civility. Specifically, when it’s okay to recline your seat, and a great feature airlines should add.
Buffet Etiquette
Jan 14, 2014 • 5 min
Last weekend, Lex attended a brunch buffet. He was reminded of the important rules of buffet etiquette. Mmmm, french toast.
Jan 13, 2014: A Matter of Taste
Jan 13, 2014 • 4 min
Lex doesn’t drink coffee. There’s a reason: He’s a supertaster. Topics includes foods he won’t eat and They Might Be Giants.
Jan 10, 2014: Old and Better
Jan 10, 2014 • 5 min
Lex isn’t as hard on himself as he used to be. That’s not a weird euphemism, either.
Jan 9 2013: Sick Of It
Jan 9, 2014 • 4 min
Lex is sick. He complains. You listen.
Jan 8, 2014: Shmarco Polo
Jan 8, 2014 • 5 min
Lex talks about electricity, his failure to master tools, and podcast advice he received from a few smart friends.
Jan 7, 2014: Work Release
Jan 7, 2014 • 5 min
Lex wraps up the story of his working life to date.
Jan 6, 2014: A Jason Snelltacular
Jan 6, 2014 • 6 min
Jason Snell joins Lex to discuss the next chapter in the ongoing saga of Lex’s work history.
Jan 3, 2014: On The Job
Jan 3, 2014 • 5 min
Lex shares more of his work history. We’re building to something.
Jan 2, 2014: Work It
Jan 2, 2014 • 5 min
Lex debuts an alternate theme song, and shares some of his work history, starting with his first post-college work as an assistant to a Hollywood agent.
Jan 1, 2014: Party Like It’s 2013
Jan 1, 2014 • 5 min
Lex wishes you a great 2014, and talks about how parents of young kids ring in the new year. Happy happy new year from all of us here at Your Daily Lex. Every signle one of us.
Dec 31, 2013: Footballderdash
Dec 31, 2013 • 5 min
On the last episode of 2013, Lex tries to understand why he cares about football, and frets about making people work on holidays. Happy new year, Your Daily Lex listeners!
Dec 30, 2013: Great Scott!
Dec 30, 2013 • 5 min
Scott McNulty—a frequent panelist on The Incomparable, an avid reader, and an enthusiastic purchaser of e-book readers—joins Lex for a discussion about entertainment, free time, and Scott McNulty.
Dec 27, 2013: What About Dave?
Dec 27, 2013 • 4 min
Wait, if Lex is doing a new, daily podcast, is that somehow meant as a personal affront to Dave? Get the inside story of the intrigue and drama behind Lex leaving Unprofessional. You want the scoop? You got the scoop.
Dec 26, 2013
Dec 26, 2013 • 4 min
It’s the debut episode of Your Daily Lex. Learn what the podcast is, or might be, or might become. And also hear Lex’s thoughts on how he spent his Christmas.