We were together a long time, Dave and I. The guy made me laugh, you know? I’m a sucker for men who make me laugh and he did. Better than anyone. You never knew what was coming with that guy, there was nothing predictable about him. Except you knew he’d be there. Every night. Like … Continue reading : the rat bastard is leaving me :
Remember that sappy song from The Sound of Music? Yes, you do, I’ll sing a few bars, ‘raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens ...’ Those are Julie Andrews favorite things -- or possibly Maria von Trapp’s. Either way, it’s a curious list. C’mon, kettles are the best … Continue reading : reminder or severed hand? you decide :
After the crummy year I’ve had so far I’d rather be anyone but me. Anyone except Jonah Lehrer, that is. Lehrer is the dude who wrote Imagine: How Creativity Works, a book that spent a fair amount of time on the New York Times’ nonfiction bestseller list. He's written two other books, as well, and … Continue reading : who do you want to be? :
There’s a popular misconception leading people to believe that studying The Mighty Big Book of Bathroom Humor and Genitalia Jokes will make them a writer. A very, very wealthy writer. A conclusion which is, in fact, false. You will not become a writer, you will become Larry David, a creepy organism indigenous to bathrooms and … Continue reading Writers Who Aren’t: The Larry David Syndrome.