I have been trying to make sense of news stories of individuals coming forward to reveal that wealthy and powerful men harassed and assaulted them. Within a matter of weeks, Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, and Louis C.K. have seen their careers take a gut-punch because victims of their sexual misconduct have come forward. Prominent Republicans … [Read more…]
In October, #MeToo took the world by storm, because, guess what, women and femme folks have all experienced sexual harassment or sexual assault in some form. But while we scan the headlines for the next brave soul to come forward and deal a new blow to powerful predators, some of us are wondering how to … [Read more…]
TW: sexual assault, rape I got my first tattoo when I was twenty. Got should be a relative term, since it was a DIY stick ’n poke of a hydrogen atom on my rib cage. I gave it to myself in the bedroom of the condo I lived in in Rhode Island for a summer, … [Read more…]
Last year, I received an advanced reader copy (ARC) of The Tao of Bill Murray by Gavin Edwards, marketed as an epic collection of Bill Murray stories. In exchange for a truthful review, the publisher sent me the polished manuscript, not quite finalized but assumed to be pretty close to what would be published a few months later in September 2016.
As a Bill Murray fan, I was excited to learn more about this somewhat mysterious celebrity and glean what wisdom he has to offer. But I never made it past the introduction.