“Mom, I’m scared of Ebola.” Her mother rolled her eyes. “There was this report that some guy caught Ebola and died. Then like three or…View More when the zombie apocalypse does come
The church bell starting tolling. It was probably the Saint Marks over on third street. He remembered an impatient boy, waiting until 845am, hands hovering…View More ‘a moment of sudden revelation or insight’
“I’m through with men and all they meant to me, farewell romance! Forever bachelorhood for me,” he proclaimed dramatically, standing up from the chair at…View More “I’m through with men and all they meant to me!”
He pedaled on the stationary bike at the gym. He was losing patience. Someone had chosen the 20 minute ‘my ears are bleeding please for…View More don’t make grandpa come over the counter and kill you
Meringue cookies are my favorite “holiday potluck” dessert. There is a tidal wave of chocolate and nuts in every bite, and they turn out light…View More Raspberry Meringue Cookies with Chocolate Chips and Walnuts
Ya’ll might remember “Darth Vader Kill Voice” from my days commuting to San Francisco on Caltrain when dealing with unruly mid-teens on public transit. The…View More Darth Vader Kill Voice vs. Indifferent Cycling Spawn
“What if Broadway went the way of movies and started recreating classic musicals as stories about zombies? Imagine it. “South Pacific ZOMBIES”,” he said as…View More I’m gonna wash those brains right outta my hair….
This dish is bursting with the savory-sweet flavors of autumn. We’re searing chicken thighs and sautéing creamy purple top turnip and tender cabbage. Then we’re…View More Seared Chicken and Autumn Vegetables
I’m onto you gingers. No, seriously. My resolution is to no longer be under your spell. The ginger that makes my morning latte no longer…View More Don’t give me that adorable makes-me-weak-in-the-knees Ginger Power Pout™
So today was my first launch into making a Blue Apron recipe. The first recipe is a spicy turkey and chickpea chili with eggplant, tomato…View More Blue Apron: Spiced Turkey & Chickpea Chili with Chermoula, Labneh & Pita Croutons
“Hi. My name is Mark, ” I paused, speaking into the microphone, “and I like Miley Cyrus.” Instead of the expected support group auto-response, the…View More never underestimate the long lasting effects of the lesbimullet
She was an aubergine storm trooper. Everything matched. Purple UggBoots, purple stretch pants, purple skirt, purple jacket with purple fur on the collar. It was…View More (150 words) A Shitload of Purple
“I saw the entire sky ‘powdered with stars….’” This is Oliver Sack’s writing desk, as photographed by his partner Bill Hayes. They met seven…View More (Remembrance) I saw the entire sky ‘powdered with stars’
“Blasphemer!” “What?” “Who is Donna Summer? Really? That’s like asking ‘Who is Barbra Streisand?’ ” “Um,” he said, hesitating. “Good lord honey, do they teach…View More (150 words) Friendship over in 5…. 4….. 3…..