It took me a long time to write this, mostly because I didn’t know what to say. I know that I wanted to write something, but somehow trying to encapsulate 30 years of life seemed daunting and impossible. I took a suggestion and modified it a little; what would my 20 year old self think … Continue reading Thirty.
A few weeks ago I went to a live taping of ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’. Colbert is probably the late night host I most admire. He’s witty, brilliant, but most of all when he’s his most vulnerable, he connects with the audience. During the taping, before the show starts, he comes out and … Continue reading 30 For 30: Things That I Can’t Do Tomorrow
I don’t have a lot of friends. As an addendum, I don’t have a lot of male friends. As such, ever since the fifth grade, all of my birthdays have been spent with my two best friends. I was never big into throwing parties for myself, so my birthday celebration would be a sleepover where … Continue reading 30 For 30: The Rule of Three
In my spare time, I coach girls Ultimate Frisbee. It’s been seven years since I started, and I can honestly say that it’s been one of, if not the most significant experience of my life— It all started because I graduated college with zero direction and zero idea of what to do. I moved back … Continue reading 30 For 30: Warriors and Valkyries
There are a lot of things that can be said about chemistry. I’m a firm believer that you have to have it in order for there to be any shot between a couple. There has to be some element of physical attraction, and I think that’s the truth for everyone. As much as we like … Continue reading 30 For 30: Talking Science and the Higher Mysteries
You haven’t stayed up late in New York until you’ve seen the Empire State Building turn off its lights, and then in the same night watch the Chrysler Building do the same when the sunrise hits its spires. I don’t know why, but my insomnia has been really bad lately. It’s been three days in … Continue reading 30 For 30: Only For The Lonely
The first movie I ever saw was “The Sound of Music”. I forgot exactly how old I was, but I can tell you that it made a deep impression. I can honestly admit that I thought ‘Edelweiss’ was actually an old Austrian folk song till, well, till I was closer to 30 than 20. It … Continue reading 30 For 30: Overture, Please.