"Too bad retirement is wasted on the old."
"Good night, sweet girl."
Feeling Small and Stupid
"I’m just totally fucking confused."
"Way to go, Newsweek. Way to single handedly spoil all of the good will towards Americans our government had worked for the past three years to cultivate."
One man's story of abortion
"I have told three people I was in love with them. And I was. I have talked marriage with each of them, in some particular manner. The first was high school marriage talk, the second was college marriage talk, and the third was real marriage talk."
Have I come to the right place?
Gus Wing is not around anymore.
And let him jump
Now I get the cold shoulder
Blogging, that is.
Television as the Lowest Common Denominator
Or the Good Doctor is Gone
Theory about the beginnings of a new relationship
A link for you
You either succeed, or you fail.
I think highly of her.
To Stop Pissing Me Off
It Was the Best Feeling.
Having Your Friend's Back
We believe ourselves far more altruistic than we are.
Individual moments matter
That's where I was 2 weeks ago.
The offbeat comedian's best quotes.
The Holy Trinity Plus One
"The guy from the mailroom plopped down a huge thumping package on my desk."
"A cigarette put a gun to my head today."
You live through the loud times; you earn the silent ones
"Did you miss me?"
"That part of the reason I don’t function well when I’m sick is that my brain fogs to shit. Like today. "
"I know most New Yorkers are dreading the Republican Convention. I’m actually looking forward to it."
Skydiving with my step-mother
"A few years ago I thought I had it all figured out. "
"The unwritten rule of driving these streets is that there are no rules. "
"I’d rather let someone else do the talking for me. "
An ode to a stranger's legs
"Groupies? No. But. Groupies? Not interested. But. Groupies? Naaaaaaaah.”
Notes on Punk
"Let the rain come, if it has to. "
"The rest of my dreams have been good ones. I don’t count wet dreams as dreams. That’s just brain porn."
"I gutted myself to write On Your Shore and all the songs from the past years were so necessary to that. "
When it comes to sports, the new guy is shit
"I’ve often wondered what I would wish for if someone granted me one."
"I adore Fiona Apple."
"I just want my pillow."
"Since September 11, New York City has not spent a single day off terror level orange."
"We writers are no better."
"I’ve written this before, but cool has always fascinated me."
"For alongside our famous individualism, there's another ingredient in the American saga."
"Bill Clinton makes me believe in myself, nothing that either of these candidates makes me do."
"When you see Lance, let him distract you."
"Sometimes you just get one night."
"Everything about September closings is difficult.
"That should be enough for my next jump."
"The weekend was brilliant, could be broken up into any number of different blogs, and none of them would be about the same thing."
I haven't been home in over 6 years...
"I remember the first time I ever heard the word fag.'"
"These characters were people to whom life happened"
"We are Talented, Anonymous, and Poor. Or Talented, Artistic, and Privileged. Or Trenchant, Articulate, and Passionate. "
"But at times I do miss politics. And more than anything, I miss after work drinks."
"I do not wish ill on most people. "
"Today’s blog is a math equation."
Profile piece procrastination
Bush vs. Journalists
"I’ve never been much for the ballet."
"I'm all over the place."
"Who the hell voluntarily moves to Canada?"
"It was one of the oddest rides of my life."
Samuel R. Delany’s Nova
Including John's Top 10 of the Year
One day I will quit.
I am very much my father's son
"This is my church..."
"Part of what makes Lolita such a classic is, well let me see here, it says on the box that it speaks something of the human condition."
"The criticism of Fahrenheit for being, of all things, partisan surprises me."
"They will come here thinking they will see Britney Spears get fucked, but instead they will find intellect, culture, and like a dried out sponge they will begin to rehydrate on writing, opinion, youth, concern, society and passion."
Bachelor party weekend
What is pop?
"Generations ago she welcomed people to a New World, a new beginning."
"And the heat is coming."
"So the suit is off."
"Madame Maud Newton is back in the blogsphere!"
In One of My Downer Times
"This is not a diatribe against the Catholic church."
Brad Pitt's bathroom breaks
I'm in love with Mel.
"So I quit and at 25 went back to pursuing what I have been interested in since I was a kid ..."
Kobe Bryant may turn out to be the greatest rapist who's ever played basketball.
"Occasionally I star in my own little internal movie."
"Reading the papers this morning it sounded like the same ole’ shit."
"Of course, people can pick from the Bible whatever they want. "
"Wait, I’m a blogger? Fuck. "
American Idol still sucks.
"The whole flight home I weighed the decision..."
"The whole flight home I weighed the decision..."
"The word “asshole” has been flung my way more times than I can count."
Tony is a very easy person to love, but in high school, Tony and I hated each other.
"It seems so inappropriate to question the actions of New York on Sept. 11."
Elizabeth Spiers's blog
"I often get a chance to listen to albums well well before they come out."
My Day In Two Acts
"I said they were friends, but that was basically an assumption."
"I find myself in a pretty familiar place right now."
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