boys and girls can be friends
guy, too young for me: you know, i've taken you to nicer restaurants than girls i've gone out with for a year, a year and a half.
me: yeah, because i pick the restaurants, and i have excellent taste. you go out with ignorant, model porn star girls who don't care about food.
guy: this is true.
(he picks up the wine list and i catch his eye. we both smile and i reach out my hand.)
me: there's still no way you know more about wine than i do.
guy: it's like when we first met.
Tom Ford's five easy lessons in how to be a... →
“fuck chivalry. be a gentleman.” could not have said it better. coketalk: 1. You should put on the best version of yourself when you go out in the world because that is a show of respect to the other people around you. 2. A gentleman today has to work. People who do not work are so boring and are usually bored. You have to be passionate, you have to be engaged and you have to be...
Travelling Aloud: Traveling to Europe did change... →
i kind of agree with both of you on this one. i do feel like traveling inevitably changes you, just like living changes you. it’s the experience and i think one of the best ways to face who you really are is to be put into a setting that is unfamiliar to you. i also enjoy seeing the way that different cultures live and eat, exploring their history, seeing how the cultural identity is...
he waits for me
that’s what he says anyway. i got a falafel from him the other night. it was late and i was drunk. his name was muhammad. “like the prophet,” i said. “yes,” he smiled and asked me my name. he was from egypt and had been here for 14 days. so he said. he was proud of his people and wanted to go home. in a year. he was young. i saw him again a few days later,...
Dear Coke Talk: On beginnings and endings. →
dearcoketalk: The legal definition of death is the end of brain activity, right? So the definition of life must be the converse - the existence of brain activity. But since brain activity starts fairly early in utero, wouldn’t that render abortion at most stages … murder? I’m just reading “On The Religion…
muses at dusk
painted on the wall. between us, we’d had two bottles of wine and we were on our way, half in the bag.
turn tale and run: i had been sober for two days. →
turntale: which unfortunately seems like a lot. occupational hazard, i suppose. when you’re surrounded by booze and have to deal with the gen pop most of your life. can i just tell you? it sucks. people suck. people are stupid. people are thoughtless. people are self-centered. if you’re in a position where…
hustle blood - big boi