So what do I do now that I’ve finished reading six feet of history?
May’s big holiday in the United States is Memorial Day. By design, it’s a very somber holiday: Memorial Day is when we remember the men and women who died in service to […]
Dear World, here’s the thing: Yes, American tourists are loud.
Is the letter a lost art? The obvious answer is yes; after all, when was the last time you wrote or received a letter? E-mails don’t carry the same weight, and tweets […]
We are loud people in a loud culture.
I left Upstate South Carolina at age 18. In the seven years that followed I went to art school, managed a record store, fell in love, got a dog, dropped out of […]
Some amazing music came out in 1990. By the time those little trick-or-treaters knocked on our apartment door that night, I’d spent what little expendable income I had on some brilliant records […]
My glamorous job in the world of premium cable television consisted mostly of driving around Los Angeles.
Late 1988/early 1989 was a brilliant time musically, hair metal and Rick Astley aside.
I still don’t understand what’s so damned difficult about serving French food in a mall restaurant, but I know this: Waiting tables is a tough job. To this day I remain convinced […]