How to Lose Followers

You start blogging to have a voice, to be heard and to listen to others.  It’s an outlet that doesn’t involve you having to go through agents, publishers, or other constructs of the industry.  It’s easy.  You get a blog, you start writing, people listen.  You are not a number.  You are a voice.  You…

Myth of the Modern Man

It’s amazing how a little encounter with someone who has a preconceived notion of how you are supposed to be can make you feel…  Here be a rant.  Excuse the language and the questionable science. KISSING MY ASS Hello, I am a forty-year old man.  And I am a pussy.  Not a simple pussy.  I…

The Delicate Art of Self-Seduction: Born in the Bowels of the Most Commented WordPress Blog Post Ever

As some of you may have heard, Art from Pouring My Art Out is out to break the record for comments on a single blog post: http://pouringmyartout.wordpress.com/2014/01/23/this-is-not-a-post-about-this-post-this-is-about-breaking-a-record/.  He will respond to any and every comment you make there, sans fail.  He will have the last word on everything, I promise. I’ve been over there a…

My Last Day at the Gym

I don’t do well in gyms.  They smell, and I hate the thought that someone didn’t wipe down the machine I’m about to use, but I’m also too lazy to wipe it down myself.  Plus, these places are total germ factories. It used to be that my biggest problems with gyms, though, were the change…