Would it ruin your day if you didn’t shout a racial slur in mixed company?
how not to be a dick
Being nice is my preferred method of operating, but sometimes you have to push and shove to get anything done. Sometimes you have to be a little rude.
I’ve uttered some pretty ridiculous half-truths to try and maintain some sort of “indie cred.”
unpopular opinion
You paid to come pack your body into a dingy, sweaty room where people large and small can and will spill beer on you and you choose to be upset at the 5-inch thing that person is holding?
Sea salt spray is prettttty much the same thing as sweat. Honestly.
betty who
I know, I know. Going to events by yourself can be terrifying. But it's also a great way to make new friends, have an adventure or at least get out of your comfort zone a little.
You know that Ben Folds song, "The Luckiest"? When it comes to his shows, I'm the opposite.
I started out on a crusade for wedges and ended up backstage at a Lenny Kravitz concert. Magic, I tell you! There were also a lot of oysters and a boat involved.

May 26, 2013 at 12:00pm | 51 comments

music festivals
I suffer from claustrophobia and history of an array of anxiety disorders, even typing about being caught in some sort of mosh pit is making me anxious.
Alternate Title: "Do you remember the first time?" (I never did see Pulp live, which is for the best, as I imagine Jarvis Cocker would not have survived the force of my lust.)
It SHOULDN'T take a lot of money to show your devotion for the ladiest of the ladies.