Born to do Math 132 - The Born to do Math Tattoo
Scott Douglas Jacobsen & Rick Rosner
August 15, 2019[Beginning of recorded material]
Scott Douglas Jacobsen: The Born to do Math tattoo. what is it?
Rick Rosner: I only have one tattoo. I got it in late 1988. It says, "Born to do Math." It's on my right ankle. It is remind me that I should be doing math because I do a lot of bullshit that isn't math, and math and physics are really the stuff that I should be doing.
Because I am good in that area, but am really lazy. I also, at the same time, got a couple of dots of eye liner at the corner of eyes to distract from that fact that my hair was going away. But those tattoo dots have long since gone away.
But I still have an old blurry "Born to do Math" on my ankle. The best thing that ever happened with it. That is, the only story that I really have about it. I was modelling for an art class. A guy asks if I am gay. I say, "No. How come?"
He says, "Because you have the tattoo 'Born to do Matt' on your ankle."
Rosner: That's just an interesting to have if I indeed had that tattoo. That I have decided that my one purpose in life is to fuck this one specific guy.
Jacobsen: [Laughing] this is an encapsulation of your entire life.
Rosner: [Laughing] yeah, I guess so [Laughing].
Jacobsen: [Laughing] this is everything. This is everything rolled into one. Everything else is a variation on this theme.
Rosner: Yeah, I suppose so.
American Television Writer
(Updated July 25, 2019)
*High range testing (HRT) should be taken with honest skepticism grounded in the limited empirical development of the field at present, even in spite of honest and sincere efforts. If a higher general intelligence score, then the greater the variability in, and margin of error in, the general intelligence scores because of the greater rarity in the population.*
According to some semi-reputable sources gathered in a listing here, Rick G. Rosner may have among America's, North America's, and the world’s highest measured IQs at or above 190 (S.D. 15)/196 (S.D. 16) based on several high range test performances created by Christopher Harding, Jason Betts, Paul Cooijmans, and Ronald Hoeflin. He earned 12 years of college credit in less than a year and graduated with the equivalent of 8 majors. He has received 8 Writers Guild Awards and Emmy nominations, and was titled 2013 North American Genius of the Year by The World Genius Directory with the main "Genius" listing here.
He has written for Remote Control, Crank Yankers, The Man Show, The Emmys, The Grammys, and Jimmy Kimmel Live!. He worked as a bouncer, a nude art model, a roller-skating waiter, and a stripper. In a television commercial, Domino’s Pizza named him the "World’s Smartest Man." The commercial was taken off the air after Subway sandwiches issued a cease-and-desist. He was named "Best Bouncer" in the Denver Area, Colorado, by Westwood Magazine.
Rosner spent much of the late Disco Era as an undercover high school student. In addition, he spent 25 years as a bar bouncer and American fake ID-catcher, and 25+ years as a stripper, and nearly 30 years as a writer for more than 2,500 hours of network television. Errol Morris featured Rosner in the interview series entitled First Person, where some of this history was covered by Morris. He came in second, or lost, on Jeopardy!, sued Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? over a flawed question and lost the lawsuit. He won one game and lost one game on Are You Smarter Than a Drunk Person? (He was drunk). Finally, he spent 37+ years working on a time-invariant variation of the Big Bang Theory.
Currently, Rosner sits tweeting in a bathrobe (winter) or a towel (summer). He lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife, dog, and goldfish. He and his wife have a daughter. You can send him money or questions at LanceVersusRick@Gmail.Com, or a direct message via Twitter, or find him on LinkedIn, or see him on YouTube.
Scott Douglas Jacobsen
Editor-in-Chief, In-Sight Publishing
(Updated September 28, 2016)
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