Extroverted Exoskeleton

This weekend we had people over, and because I am an extreme introvert, I hyped myself up warming up in b-ball shorts and a hoodie, wearing my Beats headphones shadow boxing to Barbra Steisand singing People from Funny Girl. I am a human Transformer. I can switch my insides outside and become Extroverted Exoskeleton.  If … More Extroverted Exoskeleton

The Queen of El Lay

Rolling Stone once dubbed Joni Mitchell the Queen of El Lay, in a somewhat sexist jab at her legendary sexual conquests in 1960s California. This actually has nothing with what I’m going to write about, but it’s the first thought I had when I came to out of my Xanax coma in a hotel in … More The Queen of El Lay

Trash Mall

Taking a tangent break from working on my manuscript to bring you a special episode of VH1 Behind the Music — Behind the Writing, whatever. I’m working on a piece that explores identity — and you’ll be able to read the full thing next week after it stews in the crockpot longer and burns down … More Trash Mall