The Front Page of the Internet

I had my first Reddit experience this week and was blown away by the response. It was beyond cool to connect with so many people in one place! I did an AMA (translation = Ask Me Anything) where people did just that. They asked me anything and everything; I really enjoyed answering their questions. It… Read more »

Aimee Mullins: Not Just a Pretty Face

Recently I was hired to speak at Cox Communications Leadership Conference where the theme was Everyday Heroes. While scanning the internet, doing research for my talk, I came across Aimee Mullins’ picture. Aimee Mullins If you were to see Aimee on the street you’d probably rubber neck to get a second glance or just outright stare at… Read more »

Hot Potato: What Was It Like Doing P90X With a Prosthetic Leg?

  It was hard as hell. I was like a one-legged man in a butt-kicking contest — kickin’ my own butt.   This is the face I make while working out. (Just ask Tony). For those of you who don’t know what P90X is, it’s an extreme 90 day fitness program developed by workout guru, Tony… Read more »

Erik’s Hot Potato!

Ask me a question. I’ll pick one just like I picked this potato and answer it in my next blog post.

What if…

Starting a blog is hard. What should my first entry be about? The tone should be light and humorous, right? I am a comedian after all. My new endeavor of public speaking is important to me and one of my key messages is to stay positive and try to see humor in all situations. “Keep… Read more »