Writing & Ranting

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Kevin Spacey and Your Sex Life

There is a particularly poignant scene in American Beauty where the main character, Lester, tries to seduce his somewhat-estranged wife on their couch: Lester: What ever happened to that girl who used to fake seizures at frat parties when she got bored? And who used to run up to the roof of our first apartment building … Continue reading

Traits Your Girlfriends Have Shared

This is not a Buzzfeed-esque list. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Anyhow, it occurred to me the other day while I was driving to pick up some pork lo mein for lunch that every girl I’ve ever seriously dated (3) has had some things in common with the others. Odds are, you will … Continue reading

A Welcome from Your Host

This blog was a concept born out of a night of drinking at one of Cleveland’s finest establishments. I was out one evening after my weekly pickup basketball game, and with a stressful job and no need to get up before 8 am, I found myself closing the bar with a friend of a friend … Continue reading

She’s One of Them

This one, too, is a few months old.  Just cleaning out the lint trap a bit. “The other day I found myself reminiscing about my previous relationship, and my brain settled on one of the more vivid memories I have of it. I distinctly remember the first time we went grocery shopping together. It sticks out because … Continue reading

Dos and Don’ts For the Recently-Unemployed

I wrote this nearly four months ago when I didn’t have a job. Things have gotten better, and hopefully my writing has too. Yech. Enjoy. “Having recently left my job as an investment banker in Cleveland to pursue my dream of being a failed freelance writer (I believe that’s right on track), I have found myself wading … Continue reading

What Are You In The Mood For?

Oldies but Goodies