Why I Watch The Bachelorette

The Bachelorette is fascinating. I’ve been watching it since high school and I’d like to say that I watch it ironically, but that would be a lie. I realize it’s all a sick, delusional joke, this idea that competing for someone’s “love” will result in a happy, fulfilled marriage, but what’s not a joke, I think,… Read More

On Learning to Drive in my Twenties

When I was 16 years old, I was blasting Sigur Ros in my headphones and riding the 2 train downtown, instead of getting my driver’s license. My high school offered driving lessons, but only a handful of people signed up — it was expensive and unnecessary — plus, the instructor was potentially a weirdo. The subway took… Read More