The Slow Class, The Missing Road Map, & Other Convoluted Metaphors About My Twenties

In a recent conversation with a girlfriend, the subject turned to the HBO show Girls (as it usually does in 2013 when two 18 to 25-year-olds wander within earshot of one another). I told her it was starting to become a sad show, since all but one of the characters seemed to be flailing. The […]

On Friends with Benefits

Whether you call them “friends with benefits,” “special friends,” or the always classy “fuck buddies,” it all pretty much amounts to the same thing: someone that can be called upon to satisfy sexual needs, but who doesn’t accept the title or responsibilities of a true romantic partner. They are good for taking care of, physiologically […]