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How to Eat Food On a Date

(Originally published on GQ.com) Eating: it’s weird, it’s messy, and rumor has it, it makes even Gwyneth Paltrow poop. While most of us know eating to be an activity reserved for Game of Thrones weddings and Japanese game shows, it’s rumored that some people are doing it every single day—even on dates. But should you? … Continue reading

The Case for Sucking it Up and Going Out on Valentine’s Day

(Originally published by GQ) Yeah, we know. V-Day is terrible. But considering what horrible people we are the other 364 days a year, why not use it as an occasion to celebrate the people in our lives who make us, well…better. ………………………………. If you ask practically anyone under the age of 65 who is not … Continue reading

Thanks for Sharing Those Personal Stories of Pain and Heartbreak, Dudes, But We Won’t Be Having Sex Now

                It’s funny how nicknames evolve. From my husband, my name has evolved from Sarah to Soup to Wiffles and all manner of things in between, with reasons ranging from the simple phonetic evolution of one sound into another to an inside joke becoming a moniker that sticks. … Continue reading

A Tale of Two Titties: How I Disguise My Mismatched Set

When I was 25 years old, I gave birth to a set of twins. However, unlike the fat little cherubs who become the target of strangers’ coos and kisses, these puppies were strapped to my chest and I quickly realized that, much to my chagrin, the girls were fraternal. Let me back up. While many … Continue reading

The True Cost of Interborough Love

A less-discussed hurdle in the race to the altar (or the bedroom) is a problem unique to the five boroughs: the same-city long distance relationship. Before you begin to consider the hardships of taking two trains and a bus to see your sweetheart, ask yourself if you have what it takes. Licensed clinical social worker … Continue reading

Sharon Osbourne Returns to ‘The Talk’ with Huge Overshare

Sharon Osbourne made her return to “The Talk” today, and it seems she’s missed having a forum in which to air her personal business. The talk show host, who proved to the world that there’s very little she wasn’t willing to share during her stint on MTV’s “The Osbournes,” took her love of intimate admissions to … Continue reading

Fleeing Corporate Kontrol in New Hope City

This Wednesday night in Bushwick, New York was transformed into New Hope City, a post-apocalyptic, corporate-owned pseudo-Utopia bordered by shanty towns inhabited by artists and musicians. The show, created by local band Pass Kontrol, is one part rock opera, one part interactive art piece, and a solid ninety minutes of eclectic fun. The show opens with … Continue reading

Meat and Bone: Red-Blooded American Theater

Bushwick is home to many wonderful things — loft spaces, live music, and the L train, to name a few — and now you can add theater to that list, thanks to Meat and Bone Theatre Company, who moved their operation to Bushwick from Williamsburg this past month. The one-year-old company, co-founded by Brooklyn residents … Continue reading

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