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An Open Letter to Sweaty People

Dear Sweaty People, This just isn’t your time of year, is it? Sure, during the cooler seasons, your kind is able to walk amongst the rest of humanity in secret, but the hot months we now occupy easily expose your identities. It’s not easy being a walking swimming pool. Your clothes are so soaked with…

24poster

24: Live Another Day: Pee Break #5

  The most important person in the country- well, certainly the angriest man in any room- Jack Bauer is back! That’s right! Avoid using words like “weaponize” and “boom” in your Google searches, because everyone’s favorite anti-terrorist agent has fought his way back to TV in “24: Live Another Day“. “24” infiltrated it’s way into…

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Behind the Curtain of Writer’s Block

Writer’s block. These two words have the ability to induce a shudder in any of us, who live for the pen and paper (keyboard and screen?). Most of us have suffered its effects at one point or another. We’ve felt it creep into our minds and build a dam to hold back any creative juice…

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Summer Thanksgiving!

Rub on that Sun screen, dust off those sandals and purchase new beach balls, because it’s time for Thanksgiving! That’s correct. Summer Thanksgiving. Don’t worry. I am calendar literate. Last year, my mom received one of those free turkeys that supermarkets always seem to be giving out. She chose not to actually cook the turkey, and…

thelovings

The First Couple of Interracial Marriage

Richard and Mildred Loving slept next to one another in bed like any husband and wife did during the late night hours. But, unlike most married couples today, the Lovings had their slumber interrupted by police and a discriminating law that would not only have them spend the next few days in jail, but also…

24poster

24: Live Another Day: Pee Break #4

The most important person in the country- well, certainly the angriest man in any room- Jack Bauer is back! That’s right! Avoid using words like “weaponize” and “boom” in your Google searches, because everyone’s favorite anti-terrorist agent has fought his way back to TV in “24: Live Another Day“. “24” infiltrated it’s way into viewers’…

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How Writers Can Make Working at Restaurants Work for Them

It should come as no surprise that for years I had to utter the words, “Pick up or delivery?” I am a writer after all. I know it’s cliché- the “poor writer.” But it’s for a reason. Whether it’s screenwriting, play writing, essaying, blogging, journalism or working on a novel, writing is a hard industry…

thesink

An Open Letter to My Bathroom Sink

Dear Bathroom Sink, How are you? This is your pal, and avid hand-washer, Sam Watson. Well, I guess there is no need for formalities since we see each other everyday- an abnormal amount of times, in fact. I am a hypochondriac after all. But it is true that we only tolerate each other at best. We’ve…