Failure's never fun. No one likes to be the guy who forgets to remove the gas pump from his tank and then drives 40 miles down the interstate with a ripped- off gas pump sticking out of his car. No one wants to be the kid who starts changing for gym class only to realize he's incorrectly wearing his underpants.
In July, alumnus Ted Fox '02 released a humor book celebrating how these poor souls manage to be spectacular in one thing: messing up. His book is called You Know Who's Awesome? Not You, and is just the thing to read if you'd like to feel a little better about yourself by laughing at the comically not-awesome misadventures of the rest of mankind.