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Watch: Jim Gaffigan Is Tired Of Phone Photos

13 April 2012 10:02 AM, PDT | Huffington Post | See recent Huffington Post news »

Jim Gaffigan stopped by "Conan" on Thursday to promote his new special, "Mr. Universe," and told Conan about a particular pet peeve of his: Americans take way too many photos on their phones. Especially of their food.

In an age when a simple photo sharing app can be sold to Facebook for a billion dollars, Gaffigan isn't wrong in thinking that we've hit peak photos. In fact, it has been claimed that 10% of all photos ever taken were taken last year alone.

And Jim is pretty unimpressed with the idea that we're putting the technology to good use. "It's not as if ten years ago, we were like, 'I wish I could take low quality photos of my dessert.'"

Plus, as a father of four, he's worried that kids will be spoiled by having their entire lives photographed. "I have more pictures of my children than my father ever looked at me, »

- The Huffington Post

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Jim Gaffigan gives you 8 reasons Not to download Jim Gaffigan's new stand-up special, 'Mr. Universe'

11 April 2012 12:52 PM, PDT | - PopWatch | See recent - PopWatch news »

If the Mr. Universe competition were judged not on muscles but on jokes about questionable food and slothfulness, Jim Gaffigan would totally dominate. Instead, though, that hilarious and decidedly non-tan comedian — you may recognize him from My Boys, That ’70s Show, the animated Pale Force, any late-night talk show, or three versions of Law & Order — will just have to make do with being an unofficial king of comedy. And he’s about to hold court with a new stand-up special, Mr. Universe, which hits your computers today.

Following the Louis Ck model of financing your own special and selling it »

- Dan Snierson

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