The Sleepless and the Stressful

The Sleepless and the Stressful

I have always been shit at falling asleep. Ideally I would fall asleep at 11 p.m. every night. Instead, this is typically when I sit back down at my computer to read all the open tabs and unread emails that have accumulated throughout the day. The I check Twitter one...
Measuring and Manufacturing Authenticity

Measuring and Manufacturing Authenticity

It took my favorite futurist, Scott Smith, to show me Santa Moncica’s best and most authentic cappuccino: Wait, did I just call a cappuccino ‘authentic’? What does that even mean? Scott and I spent much of our morning kaffeeklatsch at Caffé Luxxe...
Just Say No To Sex with Pro-Lifers

Just Say No To Sex with Pro-Lifers

In addition to the hot water bottle and plaid green pimp’s suit, my grandparents also subscribed me to Harper’s this Christmas. As it would turn out, these three are now the women of my life; my sole bed companions each night. Go ahead, scream your bloody...
Staccato Signals of Constant Information

Staccato Signals of Constant Information

Just a couple days ago I was having a very bad day in what seems like a year of plenty of bad days. Around two in the afternoon I was full of anger, anxiety, and other adjectives beginning with A. But I still had to go to work. Work doesn’t care about bad days....