Little Deaths, Masks, and the Existential Joke (Halloween Party)

I got into bed Saturday night at 3 am, exhausted from a night of exerting the effort of facial expressions required to match the synthetic enthusiasm of drunk people. The night concluded with an Uber ride that was 1.6x the normal fare because of the increased demand, as all the drunks migrated home, some with… Read More Little Deaths, Masks, and the Existential Joke (Halloween Party)

I am the star of my mind movie- 10 pm to 4 am on a Friday night

I walk into the bar with three friends. The group of young 19 or 20 looking  girls turn their heads slightly.  I size up each of their mate values.  I infer the amount of time they spent in the mirror before arriving.   I position myself in close proximity to the attractive girls’ group while… Read More I am the star of my mind movie- 10 pm to 4 am on a Friday night