life

January 12, 2013

To Love and To Cherish

The time has come to confront the question that’s been on the lips of women since the dawn of time. “Why do men suck?”

February 10, 2012

For Richer or For Poorer

The evolution of V-day from its 12th century pagan origins (as the Roman fertility festival of Lupercalia) through its Christianization by the semi-heroic figure of St. Valentine (who secretly and illegally married off lovers and paid with his head) into its modern avatar of a blockbuster Hallmark holiday is mind boggling. What and who did the trick?

December 14, 2011

Till Death Do Us Part

Groucho Marx said, “I refuse to become a member of any club that’s willing to admit me”. This clever absurdism reveals the innate human tendency to desire something and yet feel unworthy of it at the same time. It’s been such a long held, gloomy Western tradition to view marriage through a Marxist lens, that […]

October 15, 2011

For Better Or For Worse

It’s not clear why men and women decided to get together and start this thing called the human race. But one thing is clear – that LSD was definitely involved.