The other night, a friend of mine and I were talking about how hard it is to make new friends in the grown-up world. She recently moved to a new city, and although she already knows some people there, obviously an effort needs to be made to make some new friends. Here’s the thing, though. … More Friend Dating
I came across an article today on Huff Post about Ann Coulter calling Obama a retard on Twitter. Was I shocked? No. The only reason Ann Coulter exists is to shock people. She’s the Howard Stern of conservatives. But just because I wasn’t surprised, that doesn’t mean I wasn’t angered. Before I speak my piece, … More Sticks and Stones
You know the old saying – a tiger can’t change his stripes. Have you ever gotten into a relationship with someone who starts it out by saying “Look, I’m not looking for anything serious”? And then, for some absurd and inexplicable reason, you’re actually shocked when you want something more serious and they don’t. I’m … More You Want What I Want, Remember?
I thought of that old joke, y’know. This guy goes to a psychiatrist and says, “Doc, my brother’s crazy; he thinks he’s a chicken.” And the doctor says, “Well, why don’t you turn him in?” The guy says, “I would, but I need the eggs.” Well, I guess that’s pretty much now how I feel … More
“In girl world, Halloween is the one night of a year when a girl can dress like a total slut, and no other girl can say anything about it.” It’s that time of year again- the leaves are changing, the wind is crisp, and women all over America are trying to figure out what they … More Lingerie and Some Form of Animal Ears
Literary fiction is a masturbatory exercise. Do I have your attention? I spent four years in college studying English and creative writing, and obviously a large part of that involved reading and analyzing books. It was great. I absolutely loved sitting around in a circle discussing The Virgin Suicides or Jesus’ Son. But I had … More Literarily Speaking