If you’re missing any underwear, it’s probably because one of two things happened: 1. It’s jammed between the wall and mattress of a random hookup you’re no longer speaking to. 2. Gnomes stole it. Either way, you’re not getting your underwear back. You can deal with it by reading the
Do you happen to be both a vulgar potty-mouth who swears like a sailor, and a linguistics nerd who loves to learn about the origins of words? Well, you’re in luck– Jesse Sheidlower, Editor-at-Large for the Oxford English Dictionary (and, awesomely, author of a book called The F-Word), will be
October means the beginning of Fall, Halloween, harvests, unaturally hot weather in the Bay, and most importantly, the Litquake Literary Festival. Literature fiends can go full geek and see a crapload of literary events around the city, culminating in the ultimate event: Litcrawl. Think of a bar crawl, except
What I didn’t learn about human sexuality in sex ed class, I learned from reading Savage Love. Dan Savage´s columns prepared me for any weird thing a guy might do, and taught me about warning signs in relationships. He´s been talking people through their problems with threesomes, masturbating parrots, sex
Looking for somebody on the rebound? Ever feel like your heart has been ripped out of your body, eaten up, spit out and thrown on the ground? Um, that’s pretty much how I feel right now. Nevertheless, there is a solution to my sorrows – not to mention any of
It’s Sedaris week in NYC! In case you missed Amy’s reading last Thursday, David Sedaris is reading at Barnes and Noble tonight. But his will involve less crafts and more anthropomorphism. His newest book, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, is short stories about animals where squirrels and chipmunks go on dates, owls
Watching comedians on TV is all right, but the beeps where there should be swearing really detracts from the overall enjoyment. It’s not anywhere near as tragic as when movies get edited for TV and they replace words like “sex” with “the session” and you die a little bit inside.