Hey guys! We have a great giveaway for you today — three chances to win a copy of Michael Ian Black’s new memoir, You’re Not Doing It Right: Tales of Marriage, Sex, Death, and Other Humiliations, which will be released on February 28th. Here is a short description:

Darkly humorous and told with raw honesty, Michael takes on his childhood, his marriage, his children, and his career with unexpected candor and deadpan wit in this funny-because-it’s-true essay collection. He shares the neuroses that have plagued him since childhood and how they shaped him into the man he is today.

It sounds really great and I am genuinely very excited to read this book! Michael Ian Black is a wonderful comedic writer and I hope YOU’RE all very excited about your chance to win, which you can do by completing the following:

  1. “Like” us on Facebook.
  2. Login to Videogum with your Facebook account.
  3. Comment with one of your favorite Michael Ian Black quotes from anything he’s ever done.

“My name is Michaeell…Iaaann…Black–nonono.” Hahaha. That’s one of mine. From the Stella episode where they were pretending to be businessmen so they could rent their apartment back from their landlord? You got it. Comments must be submitted here by logging in with your Facebook account by Thursday, February 16th, 6PM EST. You can still play along if you just want to comment with your Videogum commenter account, but you can’t win! Only with your Facebook. I’m sorry. Also, you’ll be notified that you won through a Facebook message so WATCH OUT and PLEASE ONLY COMMENT ONCE! A winner will be chosen at random. Great!

Comments (31)
  1. I want this sooooo badly but I am afraid of facebook connect.

    “Your my best friend in the whole world.” — MIB to me!!! (I told him that I had pre-ordered his book.)

    • His first book. So I deserve this more than anyone. Especially because I loaned that book to a friend of mine who was depressed and then he wasn’t depressed but then he moved and I didn’t get it back in time and I WANT THAT BOOK BACK.

  2. $240 worth of pudding

  3. “Why are you digging through my trash, Frank Lloyd Wrong? I thought the restraining order was extremely explicit in this regard.” — Michael Ian Black

  4. I literally just listened to his appearance on WTF, which was kind of tense and weird and good. Can’t wait to buy this book.

  5. “The rules for entering this contest are too scary and complicated” -All the Monsters

  6. I don’t remember any quotes, but I would like to win!
    IMDb tells me that this is a quote, but they can’t differentiate between Showalter and MIB. It’s probably Showalter, since I think he was the coffee obsessed one in that episode.
    “I take my coffee like I take my women… strong… black… and proud.”
    P.S. Do I still qualify to win even though I won once and never got the prize? :\

  7. “Now we could of bought $100 worth of pudding, and that would have been a lot of pudding, but we had to go all the way baby. All the way home. And get $240, worth of pudding, worth of pudding. Aw yeah.”

  8. “Good news, guys: The obese black kid from ‘Hook’ is still alive.” – @Michaelianblack

  9. “Why don’t we say 9:30 and make it your beeswax to be here at 9:30?” – McKinley

  10. I can’t login through Facebook, because I decided not to do anything via Facebook, even though I do have a Facebook account, but I am one of those people who are on Facebook but never even filled out a profile or anything. I also have a Twitter account, but instead of being one of those people who got on Twitter and only posted once, I got on Twitter and never posted anything. It’s not that I’m afraid to use Facebook or Twitter, or even have a philosophical opposition to social media or whatever, it’s more that I have nothing at all happening to update my status, and also I think my opinions are not so important or funny and also nobody’s interested. And now it’s been so long that there would have to be a really fantastic thing to be the first post. So I don’t expect to win the contest.

    If I were to take that long-winded explanation and boil it down to a headline, that headline would read:

    “Porno Sex Addict Rocks New York!”

  11. “The global business climate is like……whatever, dude.” -Michael Ian Black, Stella

  12. “I’m seeing my best friend tonight! Sadly, my best friend is pizza.” – @michaelianblack

  13. “T’wasome! (Shorthand word I invented for ‘It was awesome.’)” – Michael Ian Black, My Custom Van

  14. “The wife and I noticed that since the tacos started coming, the mail doesn’t so much come as often…or at all.”

  15. Christopher Marlow  |   Posted on Feb 10th, 2012 +1

    “I don’t know if you remember me or not, but I’m the guy who fingered you at sleepaway camp.”

  16. three things that are square: cheese, plates, and bears

  17. “Mike row scope” T and E

  18. “I take my coffee the same way I take my women: Strong, black, and proud.”

  19. “I accept your nomination to serve as prrrresident of the rrrresident’s board!”

  20. “I thought it really hurt. She cut me right in half.”

    Re: “So, how was the ass fucking?”

  21. “Write more thank-you cards, but draw fewer swastikas on them.” – My Custom Van

  22. “Hello Little Ricky…do you know who I am? I’M BARRY LUTZ!”

  23. “Well I got to go guys but remember this- Thomas Edison was a great man, but he was a bastard to his wife and kids. I’m Captain Monterey Jack, thanks for your time!”

  24. twilly wants the BOOK

    “They’re not viewers”

    On a bit of a MATES streak this week at work…

  25. “Think of all the great things that have come from America…… Rubber balls and liquor” -Michael Ian Black, from the Stella episode, “Office Party”

  26. Stella – Raking Leaves: “We’ll rake anything you want if the money’s right. Even the crabs out of your pubes!” Michael Ian Black is the classiest ever.

    Also, this one time I saw Stella and they were signing things afterward, and I said, “Thanks for the show,” and Michael Ian Black said, “Oh, well, we do it for the money,” then I made a sad face, and he reached out earnestly and said, “And for the love! We do it for the love!” So I said, “Well, I love you, Michael Ian Black.” Then I was embarrassed and went away forever.

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