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I just wanted to get a sandwich, but ended up in the happiest place on Earth: West Village on Pride Day. As I walked down seventh avenue to try the famous “Italian Special” sub at Faicco’s, a 20-minute trip turned into nearly two hours. Crowds of people of all genders…


La Cordillera overlooking Mendoza’s Uco Valley

I’ve been biting my nails my whole life. Since I was a kid, my mom would put this shiny oil that smelled like expired gasoline on my nails. She spread it with a tiny black brush, then once I turned 11 or 12, I did it. The liquid was supposed…


The only good thing about me is I drink coffee. Everything else and you’d think me a bad man. But I promise I’m good. I keep my bed clean. I floss after eating Everything bagels, and I talk to my parents. I even go to therapy. Yes. I am more…


You gotta be shittin’ me. It’s Valentine’s Day and I’m still wearing the same mask I wore on the L train when my office closed. Now look at us. We can’t even see who we’re in love with in public. But it’s more of a reason to drink good wine…


Is dating a thing anymore? Pretty sure I’ve been on zero this year, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t had enough wine to drink Gilgamesh under the table on the banks of the Euphrates. This year has given me a chance to expand my palate, get a sommelier certification and…


In the summer of 2015, I decided to work on a goat cheese farm in France. Sounds romantic, exotic, adventurous, right? Two days before hopping on a plane to the coastal city of Nice, I called the farmer and asked him what I should pack. “You need boots,” is all…


I was driving my car to Home Depot with the windows down. I prefer hot wind over cool air in the Summer. A mosquito flew in and got itself stuck under the wind shield. Not really “stuck”… more like trapped. The little fucker kept hitting against the glass and buzzing…


“What do I have to do?” I asked.

“So you’re gonna play a cop and you have to shoot my little brother,” my friend responded.

Three years ago, I was asked to play a cop on stage for the 35th annual African American Homecoming Pageant at Ohio State. The scene…

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