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Ben Stiller Producing a Michael Ian Black Family Sitcom for ABC

Ben Stiller's company Red Hour Productions is developing a new family sitcom pilot for ABC, starring and is written by Michael Ian Black, Vulture reports. The show, called You're Not Doing It Right, is based on Black's memoir of the same name, which was released earlier this year. Executive produced by Stiller and Black, it's a comedy about modern marriage and parenting set in Connecticut, where Black and his family reside in real life. ABC has a script commitment to the project, meaning that they're not yet obligated to produce a pilot or to order the project to series, but given Stiller and Black's industry clout and ABC's [...]

Michael Ian Black is Not Doing It Right and So Can You

Michael Ian Black's new book, You're Not Doing It Right: Tales of Marriage, Sex, Death, and Other Humiliations, is available for pre-order now and comes out Feb. 28. The celebrity blurbs alone make this one worth checking out. "You would have to be a vapid crapsack not to enjoy this book," says Chris Hardwick. "Reading this book felt like taking a long road trip with Michael himself—which I’ve done. And I actually recommend the book more," writes Mike Birbiglia. Now I want to read a book of all celebrity blurbs. Until someone gets on publishing that, though, this Black book should be pretty good.

Michael Ian Black, a New Yorker Cartoonist, and Imposter Syndrome

Yesterday, Michael Ian Black's wrote a blog post about his new book You're Not Doing It Right, in which he explains what it's like to feel that you're not doing it right.

I suspect there are many people out who feel as I used to, that everybody else has their shit figured out, that they are the only ones muddling through life with this intense feeling of incompetence, that any successes that have are accidental and any failures deserved.

And this week, in a fun and funny series of diary entries, New Yorker cartoonist Emily Flake is writing and drawing about the shame of working while clothed [...]

Michael Ian Black Solves Everyone's "Friend's" Relationship Problems

Dear Michael Ian Black, I have been in a relationship with my current computer for about nine months, and the spark is starting to go out of our relationship. We browse the same websites, and refresh every few minutes, but there's something perfunctory about it. I can't help but wish my computer would take me to a new site where I could read your advice on romantic questions in time for Valentine's Day. Also, I would like to get a taste of your writing style before spending money on a copy of your book You're Not Doing It Right. But my computer never takes me to a site [...]