First lesbian penguins in Ireland

Missy and Penelope courting

Gay boy penguins are more common than lesbian girl penguins. That is not to say that gay penguins are banal and mundane as the word common would imply, though if the shoe fits, etc. Amongst male and female penguins, we… Read moreFirst lesbian penguins in Ireland

The Feng Shui of a cluttered box

My box is so cluttered. If a Feng Shui master were to assess my box, that master would most likely tell me that all the clutter is draining my energy, the energy in my box, my digital box. My digital… Read moreThe Feng Shui of a cluttered box

Bridge and tunnel day

If the measure of a good day in the city were the number of bridges and tunnels one uses to take full advantage of each borough’s offerings, we would have scored quite highly this weekend. We missed out on perfect… Read moreBridge and tunnel day

The Great Wall of Vagina Is In Fact Great

Have you seen the one about The Great Wall of Vagina? British sculptor Jamie McCartney poured plaster over 400 vaginas and displayed the plaster casts over ten panels to create The Great Wall of Vagina. I am a fan! I am… Read moreThe Great Wall of Vagina Is In Fact Great

A Very David Sedaris Evening – El Final

I was finally in my seat in the balcony at Carnegie Hall, my knees digging into the balcony’s edge. I found security in my agon-knee knowing that there was an unyielding barrier separating me from a theatrical demise, so I… Read moreA Very David Sedaris Evening – El Final

A Very David Sedaris Evening – Part Deux

I made it. Gasping, wheezing, coughing, hallucinating, I made it to Carnegie Hall. Not to perform, mind you. I made it in time to see David Sedaris. I made it after having forgotten that I even had tickets until 6PM… Read moreA Very David Sedaris Evening – Part Deux

A Very David Sedaris Evening – Part One

Photo Credit: The Atlantic “Is everything ok? I’m at your house,” texted the babysitter. Asher was in the backseat of the car taking off his kippah after Hebrew school. “Shhhhiiii …yy……OOT!” I yelled. “On way!” I texted at a traffic… Read moreA Very David Sedaris Evening – Part One

Turkey in the Hood – Not in the Straw

There’s a wild turkey that roams my suburban neighborhood, sitting on porch railings and mini-vans for hours at a time.  She’s a she-hen, I have determined her sex after surfing the internet for about 5 minutes and selecting the most… Read moreTurkey in the Hood – Not in the Straw

I USED TO BE A PLASTIC BOTTLE

So, now you’re a bag.  In the world of karmic reincarnation, have you done well?  Were you such an amazing plastic bottle that the gods of inanimate objects upgraded you to Tote Bag after you were used and recycled?  What… Read moreI USED TO BE A PLASTIC BOTTLE

The Backside of Theatah at Kinky Boots

We have not been to as many plays or musicals as we have in years past, and I have definitely felt the void in my gay, Jewish heart.  Taking Broadway out of the likes of me is like taking eucalyptus… Read moreThe Backside of Theatah at Kinky Boots