Day 1,439: Desire Isn’t Lack

Have you seen the streaming series I Love Dick? It's a dark comedy (based on a 1997 cult novel) about husband-and-wife artists at a residency in Marfa, Texas. The wife, Chris, falls fast and hard for Dick, the macho artist who runs the institute. Dick is totally uninterested in Chris, which doesn't stop her from writing him scores of increasingly unhinged…

Day 1,262: Here, there, and everywhere

You know how when you procrastinate about doing something it can start to make you feel guilty, and then you procrastinate even more, and then you feel even guiltier, and so on into a vortex of black nothingness? Yeah. But I'm back! Guiltily. As you'll see, things have been kinda busy, not that that is any excuse. …

Day 1,165: Now, where were we?

Well, hi there! It's been a month since I published this essay, which was also the subject of my last post here. In case you haven't been following along--because why would you?--it went viral. Really really viral. A blow-by-blow would  be both dull and likely inaccurate, but suffice to say that after literally thousands of emails…