Dear Diary Series Date: Sunday May 22, 1983 Age: 12 Home: Holladay, Utah The president of the United States is Ronald Reagan. One of our problems today is high inflation. We are also troubled by high unemployment [sic] another problem that concerns many people is that of nuclear warfare. So I'm at a loss for words reading… Continue reading When I was a young republican?
You know that saying that we all use to convince ourselves that doing something we’re hesitant about is okay: But everyone is doing it. Maybe we should heed our mother’s pat response of “If everyone was jumping off a cliff, would you do that too?” I say this because for after years of hesitation, I… Continue reading 72 hours on OKCupid and I’m already exhausted
All things Sesame Street continue to delight me and The Roots, Jimmy Fallon and Sesame Street characters singing the theme song is no different. Enjoy!
In a testament to life is about the yin and the yang, no good deed goes unpunished and other such clichés, on my return trip from a meeting downtown, life decided to play a funny trick on me, because you know, life is really a bitch funny that way In the meeting, I'd learned that my vote into… Continue reading So apparently a stranger barfing is the new pigeon poop of luck
Forget the crap you see in Cosmo with its glossy pictures and advice about how to keep your man satisfied! We need real talk, and actor/playwright/comedian/dancer/musician/activist, Melissa DuPrey brings it to us like she's one of our Girls and we're dishing secrets at a slumber party, in her one-woman show, SEXomedy. I first caught a… Continue reading SEXomedy: Real talk about masturbation, body hair, and the joys of copy machines
When I was in high school there were a few places teens could go dancing. One of those places was a reception hall located on the 2nd floor of a building on the corner of North and Western Avenues. Of all the places we went to—Medusas, Centrum Hall, Riviera—it was one of the least important,… Continue reading The path to self-acceptance is paved with humor in Father Forgive Me for I have Sinned
When you ask people of all faiths and ages in Jerusalem the question, "If you could have one wish, what would it be?" you realize that for the most part, as humans we all wish for many of the same things...