I became a fan of David Sedaris a decade ago, when I was in graduate school and my then-boyfriend introduced me to him. “I think you’ll like this guy,” he said. “He’s funny.” And he handed me a stack of David Sedaris books. David–whom I’m on a first name basis with now that we’ve had … Continue reading An Evening with David Sedaris
After posting my last blog, Ten Questions You Shouldn’t Ask a New Mexican, I decided to search for other blogs that had similar themes, such as “Things Only New Mexicans Understand,” “You Know You’re From New Mexico If…”, etc., and there was one reoccurring theme (apart from an obsession with red/green chile). Please observe. Only New Mexicans … Continue reading Why do they call it NEW Mexico?
Instead of pouring ice water over my head, here’s my contribution: A blog post. “Ooooh.” “Ahhhhh.” “STONE HER!” Yes, I get it. The Ice Bucket Challenge, or #icebucketchallenge, is taking the media outlets by storm. Everyone from news anchors to sports stars, actors to political figures, everyday Joe’s from the USA to Greece, are participating. … Continue reading How to Win By Failing the Ice Bucket Challenge
I did something the other day that I haven’t done since I was in college—no, no, not a kegstand*. I watched American Idol. *a.k.a. carry my textbook around to house parties and read in the spare bedroom. Now before you get judgmental, let me justify myself by saying I didn’t even know this show was … Continue reading The Path To Hollywood Is Paved With Mediocre Singers