Monster B’s: Just a Stumble Away

  Originally published in June 2011. There’s nothing like having a good bar within stumbling distance of your house. My old place in Norwalk was a short walk from O’Neill’s, an Irish pub with friendly nachos and tasty bartenders, and I was a little sad to leave it behind when I moved to Stamford. Luckily… Continue reading Monster B’s: Just a Stumble Away


  It’s the most wonderful time of the year, the hap-happiest season of all. It’s the… You know what? Forget it – that’s about all the holiday joy I can muster. I can’t stand the holidays. This, of course, is a direct result of many years of employment at the mall. Nothing like arriving for… Continue reading #UnoccupyTheMall

Pimp Your Pumpkin

  Ah, yes. Rocktober. I mean, Cocktober. I mean, October! Sorry, too busy thinking about what I’m going to do with my pumpkin to come up with the proper name of this glorious month. Fall is in the air, homes are intentionally decorated with cobwebs and spiders, supermarket aisles are brimming with bags of individually… Continue reading Pimp Your Pumpkin

The Bad Vegetarian Gradually Loses Resolve

  This April, I read Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer.  While the book didn’t convince me to stop eating meat altogether, the descriptions of factory farms were nauseating enough that I decided that I wouldn’t give my money to this disgusting but tasty industry. Fast-forward to October.  I’ve been moderately successful in my mission,… Continue reading The Bad Vegetarian Gradually Loses Resolve