Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Bitch, Am I Boring You?

And the Search for a Therapist Continues


After our second session I fired my therapist. Two meetings are what it took for me to see we weren’t going to work out. And I’d really hoped we would.

Sunday, March 27, 2016

A Death in the Family

I found out about the death of a cousin on Facebook because that’s how we learn of these things now.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

And How Are You Today? A Tale of Reverse Customer Service

First of all I had no business being in Macy’s, especially the 34th Street Mothership. But I was in the neighborhood, I needed a bra, and so there I was strolling through the lingerie department like I had money and boobs.


Monday, March 7, 2016

Today is My Mom's Birthday and She's Not Happy About It

Today is my Mom’s birthday and she’s not happy about it. How can she be? She (and she is not alone in this) has succumbed to the constant subliminal and overt cultural messages that discount the value of older people in general and older women specifically.


Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Don’t Hate on the Skinny Girl at the Gym

Photo by patrisyu.
Okay, we’re a few days in and you’re still up for making a good-faith effort on your New Year’s resolutions. If one of them is going to the gym, do yourself a favor. When you get there, please don’t hate on the skinny girl.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Indignation vs. Communication


I was excited about a new bit of material I’d written because I’d only thought of it that morning; fleshed it out that day, and gotten it up on-stage that night. That’s my personal stand-up comedy trifecta. With some tweaking I think it can really be something.