Once Again, I Respond to Emails That I...

19th Nov, 2012

– I get email. Lots of it. Sometimes, it’s not even meant for me. (A phenomenon that I can’t quite fathom. When people don’t have someone’s email address, do they…

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The 10 Commandments of Road Trips

6th Nov, 2012

– Rand and I are currently in Boston; in a few days, we’ll be driving up to New Hampshire for a conference; a few of his colleagues will be making…

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The Ten Commandments of Air Travel

18th Sep, 2012

(This is no doubt going to piss some people off. Oh, well. Isn’t that what Tuesdays are for?) I’ve adhered to many of these rules for a while now, and…

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Pitch Be Crazy (or How I Respond to PR...

12th Jun, 2012

As a writer, I am constantly concerned that something big might escape my notice, and when a new social trend is born, when something of cultural significance occurs, I will…

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50 Reasons Why I Won’t be Reading...

5th Jun, 2012

I spent the weekend in L.A. After 48 hours or so, I was run out of town by an impeccably-dressed, gorgeous mob with chiseled abs, all screaming in unison: “DEATH…

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Everything You Need to Know About the...

16th May, 2012

– I am not a gambler. Should there be any doubts of this, note that I was in Vegas for two whole days and the greatest risk I took in…

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7 Badass Bavarian Foods You Must Try

8th May, 2012

Bavarian food doesn’t f#ck around. Bavarian food is the guy at the gym in the tiny muscle tee who’s lifting weights so heavy, the veins in his neck and head…

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An Open Letter to Everyone Who Keeps...

3rd Apr, 2012

Dear PR People (at least, I assume it’s PR people, and not random folks who are just really excited about spring break and luggage) who have been attacking my inbox…

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Cilantro vs. Coriander, and The Verbal...

12th Dec, 2011

There are some arguments that will consume you. They will take over your entire mind and body, so that you find yourself shaking with rage, unable to think of anything…

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