Archive for August 2012

Skinny and Half-Lesbian: In Defense of Being Bullied

Skinny and Half-Lesbian: In Defense of Being Bullied
“My mother is a lesbian. And that makes me ethnically half-lesbian.” I’ve always loved that line and figure if I ever get a side job as a stand-up comedian that it will become one of my signature jokes. Thing is, it’s completely true. Like a lot of kids growing up in the 1970s, I watched... Read more »

Summer / Camp Stories: Final Roundup

Summer / Camp Stories: Final Roundup
Summer Camp is over. The camp fires are out, and the canoes are docked. The mess hall is clean and out of food. About two months ago I threw out the idea about a series on camp and the things that keep us occupied when we’re not cooped up in an office or behind a... Read more »