Category Archives: Humor

What It’s Like To Go on a Date with Justin

Not too long ago, I was reading a friend’s blog on which she reviews her Tinder dates. I have never done the  online dating thing, but I do occasionally score myself a night out with a girl the old-fashioned way, and … Continue reading

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My Completely Uninformative, Nonsensical World Cup Knockout Round Preview

I don’t know anything about soccer, but I freakin’ love the World Cup. The games are exciting, with thrilling shifts in momentum (see: USA-Portugal), and the fans at the stadiums and the players on the fields both act completely insane … Continue reading

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Funny Things I’ve Seen While Running in Prospect Park

Park Slope isn’t a perfect neighborhood. It’s expensive, there are WAY too many strollers (people bring their babies to bars around here), and a lot of its residents are those kind of white people who are self-conscious about their lives … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 5 p.m. (A One-Scene Play)

Disclaimer: All characters appearing in this work are fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Cast: Justin: A no-longer-young writer and musician who has been working days as a receptionist to pay his exorbitant Brooklyn … Continue reading

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The World’s Greatest Oreo

The other day I was in my office building elevator with two young women who were eating single-serving packages of Oreo cookies. One of them said, “the best Oreo is a free Oreo.” Now, I don’t know where they got … Continue reading

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The Greatest Moment of My Baseball Career

As I said in my 2013 MLB Preview, I have a deep and abiding love for the game of baseball, but the sad reality is that I was never much of an athlete, nor much good at the game. I … Continue reading

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My Writing Sample for The Onion

Last week, a friend e-mailed me a link to the news that The Onion A.V. Club was looking to hire contributing writers. All they asked was for interested candidates to write a sample story and send it in. I figured, … Continue reading

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