I’m so in love with Lindy West right now. Mostly I love how shocked some of my male friends were at her latest New York Times Op Ed that dares to answer why men aren’t funny. For years I had been asked why I was so sensitive, why I couldn’t take a joke. Funny thing […]Read more "I Can Take a Joke, Maybe You’re Just Not Funny."
I used to complain loudly and bitterly that I didn’t get laid after my comedy shows. The truth is that a lot of guys like me didn’t get laid after their shows and I say guys because the comics were almost all guys. The women who did perform with the improv troupe I worked with […]Read more "From the girl comedian who didn’t make it."
Most times we don’t notice but the world is ever changing in teeny tiny bits. Then sometimes changes pop us over the head, impossible to ignore. It’s like hearing a word for the first time and then hearing it over and over again. How have I not heard that word before and how many other […]Read more "Get Your Own Damn Coffee!"
It’s been almost a year of living with election shellshock. Many of us have spent our time in mouth gaping, head shaking disbelief at what has become of our civil discourse. It’s like we turned on the light in our dark city apartment at 3am and saw all of the cockroaches for the first time. […]Read more "I’m Just Trying to Cope With You Trump People."
This week I was trying to enjoy a perfectly normal day of being naked in front of strangers at my gym’d locker room when I noticed some woman approaching everyone with some sort of flier. She was attempting to be discreet but it was pretty obvious she was selling something. I kept hearing “my church” […]Read more "Hey Christians, Get Your Grimy Hands off Halloween."
I gave up Twitter today. I gave it up in support of Rose McGowan who was, I believe, unfairly targeted by Twitter. It may seem like a big deal over nothing but it’s not because I believe that when women speak out about anything they are actively silenced by men. This shit has just got […]Read more "Harvey Weinstein: Total Pukefest"
There is a somewhat depressing but highly accurate article in the New Yorker this week about how easy it is for the elderly to lose their rights through a court appointed guardian. It sums up the stress and distress of the last job I had as a case manager for a guardianship agency. How stressful […]Read more "Your Guardian Angel Only Shows when You’re Sleeping Because She’s Got Other Shit to Do."