Bye Weeks Oh, Sweet Jesus, bye weeks. In many a football season, we dread the bye week, the loss of momentum. Saturday is the best day of the week for a reason—it’s gameday. But when you’re a 2-5 team under a coach whose face induces prolonged bouts of ire and vomit, gameday takes on a… Continue reading More Shit To Be Grateful For
So, I started a stand-up class about a month ago. Open mics. The whole shebang. It’s been wild. Here’s some crap I’ve picked up along the way. This Shit is Hard Few people excel at this absolute nonsense for a reason—it’s difficult. Making a room full of people with vastly differing levels and types of humor… Continue reading Five Things I’ve Learned from Doing Stand-Up Comedy (Yes, Seriously)
Time is a deceitful prick. You hear your best-friend-from-high-school-who-you-haven’t-talked-to-in-five-years-and-come-to-think-of-it-you-really-don’t-know-why’s baby brother just started his freshman year. You know, the one you dropped off at kindergarten for his mom that one time she was sick and you offered because you were part of the family and now you can’t even remember what color the front door of… Continue reading Why I Packed My Ass Up and Moved to LA
Well, welcome back to Workout Wednesday, folks. We’ve got a workout that’ll take those pesky arms from flab to fab-is-a-pretty-strong-word-but-they’re-okay-looking-I-guess! It’s the real American dream over here, so, sit that caboose right on down and join the party!
Picture it. One week ago. I had been in Los Angeles for a little over five months, and I could already feel the metamorphosis. I have a gym membership. I bitch about traffic on the 405. I preface highways with “the”. I hike, for Christ’s sake. But there was one Los Angeles obstacle I had… Continue reading Los Angeles and the Juice Cleanse Hell
It’s Wednesday, folks, and what a day it is! The middle of the week. Hump Day, for all you knuckleheads out there. And now, I bring you Workout Wednesday. Every week on this storied day, I’ll be bringing you the latest and greatest in the fitness and health department. Looking for a diet that’ll give… Continue reading Workout Wednesday: Pizza Stairs Edition
Los Angeles knows fitness. Let me tell you something, people; Los Angeles knows fitness. With a YogaBarrelates/CorePowerConjunctionFunction on every corner, you have absolutely no excuse not to be in shape. There are classes and studios tailored to any and every want or desire. It’s a real Debbie Downer. So, that’s that. If you’re going to… Continue reading Sunday Sentiments: Finding Your Why
As a Midwest transplant having lived in Los Angeles for a wildly lengthy four months, I’ve garnered a few tidbits of wisdom. First and foremost, I would equate traffic to being set on fire on a daily basis. You will never get used to it, and anyone who says so should be punched in the… Continue reading Seven Tips to Avoid Wanting to Eat Glass for Breakfast in Your Mid-Twenties