When I was a freshman in high school, I spent the first half of the school year eating lunch alone. The already awkward transition from junior high to high school was made even more awkward by the fact I wasn’t walking those foreign hallways with a familiar group of friends. I didn’t really care who […]Read more "The Loneliest Place in High School: The Lunch Room"
This morning as I sat quietly on the train reading a book about prayer, a tall woman got on at 103rd and stood in front of me. She looked like Dorothy Zbornak if Dorothy had survived a long bout with cancer and was entering the world again for the first time. Her cloudy grey hair […]Read more "Collecting Things"
When I’ve had the opportunity to interview actors from shows that warrant fan booths at conventions, I’ve tried to get into the spirit of things. I decide, This will be the year I put on a Thor costume or dress up as Bane from Batman (The Animated Series version, not the Dark Knight). But every […]Read more "Comic Con: Battle of the Super-Fans"