When it comes to social media, we all like to put our best face forward. Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat are showcases for the best moments of our lives — vacations, children’s birthday parties, dinners with friends.
The whole party started off on a bad note, as I was “absolutely forbidden” from showing up with my face painted like Gene Simmons from KISS.
A long time ago, at a newspaper far, far away, I wrote my first humor column. Back then, I didn’t make fun of myself, like I do now. Instead, I made fun of celebrities and movies and TV shows. Most famously, I once made fun of a big purple dinosaur.