clambistro: me as Cher - If I Could Turn Back Time (at The Last Greatest Show On Earth, Thornbury Theatre) I literally never, ever watch any recordings of myself singing, so I can’t vouch for the quality or listenability of this. Just know that: I was on cold and flu meds We had one rehearsal There wasn’t much mic lead, hence limited movement Mystifyingly, given I know the song backwards, I...
I've always been a boring dresser
Yes, all I wore were punk rock band t-shirts from the 70s or 80s (I used to order them from the back of Rolling Stone - I started buying replicas when my original hand-me-downs started falling apart), denim cut-offs with tights or chopped-off cargo pants from the Army Surplus, and Docs. And my motorcycle jacket or my burgundy flight jacket. That was my uniform from 16 to 19. Pretty standard for...
In regards to the crazy nails I just did:
A weird, weird thing I need to say: as someone who was a cutter in my teens, I think this was the first time I’ve held an X-acto knife in 20 years. I thought nothing when I bought it yesterday, but the memories came flooding back to me when took it out of the packaging and felt it in my hand today. I even pulled my sleeve up and looked at my old scars. What a strange feeling. Then I sliced...
Little boy lost: a 25 year odyssey →
Wow. Just wow.
If I had a period, I could blame that.
That last post was brought to you by Ross saying to me, “You were really frosty to that sales lady at the mattress store.” Some days, I am just not in the fucking mood.
Stupid shit people say to expats
Them: “So, how long have you been here?” Me: “Nearly 6 years” Them: “So, do you like it?” Things I want to say: “No, I hate it. I’m just waiting until I’m allowed back in the US. There’s a statute of limitations on murder, right?” “I guess it’s fine, when he lets me out of the cage under the bed.”...
I'm actually kind of flattered
On Ross’ first night home, we were walking home from the bar and talking about my planned trip to the US in July. I mentioned that I had several requests from people there who want me to do their nails. Ross said, “But you can’t take any of your nail stuff with you! Immigration will ask you about it and they’ll turn you back if they think you’re going there for...