Karaoke for alztheimer’s patients 

​​ My dad’s favorite caretaker and I did karaoke for the memory care unit again last night (we call ourselves Shell-anie). This Neil Diamond rendition ended up somehow turning into a st Patrick’s day tribute to immigrants lol. My Irish accent is terrible but this was super fun nonetheless. My dad was not impressed but…

My Latest Essay for Paste Magazine

  Click here to read. This one was super fun to write and involves some of the topics I address in my speaking engagements. It’s about Disney hating men as much as women, how out of control princess culture is, and how this dumb movie is the prequel to that other ridiculous movie, 50 Shades…

My Dad Can Still Laugh at Sad Things 

There are a lot of new residents at the memory care center and they’re amazing. One of them is this whipper snapper, Mr. L. Unlike most the residents who are somewhat sedentary or zombie ish at times) him and Ms. M (who they call the trouble maker) have tons of energy and wander around like…

A funny festival I went to this weekend

It was supposed to be about spring but I’m pretty sure everyone was there just to throw colored powder at each other.  ​​ That guy’s reason not to count to zero was weird. I also made some friends!  ​​

I’ve Got My Own Podcast Now

So I have my own podcast now. (I know, everyone has a fucking podcast now lol) Since my hour-long Risk episode (Unbreakable) was so popular, I realized just how much I love telling stories one-on-one with a mic in a room instead of it always being to a larger live audience. It’s far more intimate…

Surrogate Brothers

This is one of my favorite climbing partners of all time. Thirteen years after we first met, Dan still lives in his van (but has a great job and is saving a shit ton of money). We were so close back in the day that we even had our own secret language- this lion roar…

My show about Hot Jesus at the Holyland Amusement park

  (performed at  The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater-Sunset in February) Click here to see the performance. I had to cut about 5 minutes out of it, so I had to rush through or cut out some of my favorite stuff. But it’s still one of my favorite slideshows I do.  I’ve been told this is…

I’m the guest on Hatedate’s podcast this week 

Click here for the link  I’m the guest on this episode of Linda Bailey Walsh’s Hatedate podcast. I had no idea where this interview was gonna go but I rolled with it and Linda ended up having me talk about clowns and tindr and how to respect yourself in bed. Super fun show!

That Time I Was a Strawberry Picker in Patagonia

I worked on a strawberry farm in Argentina back in 2012 because it seemed like a fun thing to do and a cheap way to see other countries. But it turned out to be not only the most boring job I’d ever worked, but the most painful one too. Now I’m no stranger to manual…