Things I Missed About Minnesota When I Was Living In New York
Loons. Most lakes in Minnesota have at least one resident loon pair and they’re not shy or quiet. Not only that, but every TV ad for the M..
Waiting, Watching, Helping: Post-Hurricane Life in Brooklyn
Last year, I wrote about experiencing a minor earthquake. This is the much less lighthearted second part in a series about how to cope wit..
The Advantages of Having a Crazy Name
You’re unique. Some people will be nervous about you because they can’t figure out how to pronounce your name. Listen, fuck those peop..
How to Really Suck as a DJ
“I think I’m some huge expert so I’m going to fade all the songs out early and skip to the next ones.”
Many great dance songs are lik..
Pros and Cons of Being an Extrovert
• You meet people easily because you don’t have a problem yammering away in front of people you don’t know
• You’re loud an..
How MY Conversation with a Verizon Salesperson Trying to Sell Me a Smartphone Instead of R2-D2 Would Go
Hello, sir. Yes, I’m looking for a new device. No, I guess I don’t have a lot of preferences about model or whatever, show me everythi..
Putting Food Network Hosts Under the Hogwarts Sorting Hat
Paula Deen may be the consummate Hufflepuff. Hufflepuff is the home of the loyal and true and friendly and inclusive. I feel very certain ..
Your First Minor Earthquake: What to Expect
As a Midwesterner who’s lived in St. Paul, Toronto, and now New York, today was my first earthquake experience in 24 years of life. He..
How I Ended Up Drawing Swastikas All Over the Playground in Kindergarten
This event was one I had sort of buried in my memory for most of my life, deep down, still accessible but not really something I was con..
World War Disney! A March Madness Tournament of Cartoon Kingdoms
March Madness is back! You almost can’t escape all the March Madness talk, about the teams, and the brackets and whatnot. I don’t foll..