The Inherent Sexism of Airport Security

15th Jan, 2010

I was a smart-ass little kid. This should surprise no one. But in addition to having a smart-ass mouth (smart ass-mouth?), I was also pretty damn proficient when it came…

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Superfluous Travel Item I Need (Kinda):...

14th Jan, 2010

I know, I know: you’re probably thinking that Threadless‘s star has waned from it’s glittering height of popularity several years ago (by the way – that, dear friends, is how…

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The Everywhereist’s Guide to...

13th Jan, 2010

When it comes to picking travel companions, I’ve been lucky. Save for a totally useless kid I dated in college who was a walking disaster both at home and on…

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Los Angeles: City of … no way...

12th Jan, 2010

The first time I landed in LAX, I was 14. I was spending a few days with my brother, who was a freshman in college at USC. I remember gawking…

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10 travel resolutions and predictions...

11th Jan, 2010

My friend Rachel took the above photo on New Year’s Eve. She was running short on glasses, so we had to write our names on our disposable cups. Rand followed…

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Just when you think you’re out...

8th Jan, 2010

your flight gets canceled … or redirected to Madrid. I have to say, and I realize I’m tempting fate just by putting these words to print, we’ve been really lucky…

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Words of wisdom for traveling with...

I don’t have kids. I won’t insult anyone who does have children by pretending I understand what it’s like to have a child. I can only assume that it’s unbearable.…

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No permission slip required

7th Jan, 2010

You may have heard that spending time with someone from your youth will cause you to behave in much the same way you did when you two were close friends.…

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Los Angeles, tar pits, and old friends.

6th Jan, 2010

A long, long time ago, when god was a boy, I went to school with a girl named Katie Cohen. We made interesting style choices, in line with the fashion of the mid-90s.…

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