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The great Coney Island hoopla show.

When traveling to Coney Island for Nathan's 2010 Hotdog competition you begin to embark on a travel of epic proportions.  Upon embarking the B...

A few observations for the 4th of July.

So here we are once again celebrating the 4th of July long weekend and all that comes with it- mad dashes to the...

Best Frenemies for Life: Modern Women and the Difficulty of Making Friends

College students live in the same manner as rats in a science lab. In tiny little dorm room cells, an endless stream...

The Thin Line Between Gay and Straight, According to Someone Who’s Crossed It.

What is identity? Or rather can we define our identity pursuant to our sexual inclinations? In this rivetting essay award winning journalist...

Virgin Airlines: The flight from Hell.

Once again it's that time of year where we dig up the summer travel holiday nightmare from hell. Last year it involved Continental...

Gender, Sex and Money.

In response to the articles:'Why Some Vixens Screw their way around the Globe, 'CAUGHT BETWEEN A COCK AND A HARD PLACE. “A Modern...

The dirty secrets of the beauty industry.

In a world intent on selling you an idealized version of reality lurks a lot of trade secrets that hardly make it...

The double standard of women…

I'm sitting across the table with a woman on a luncheon outing and to be sure she's quite delightful. We speak at length...

Beating Those New York Summer Blues.

It’s come to my attention that some of you fine New Yorkers can’t be bothered to find anything fun or original to...

Social Media, the definitive guide.

“I have twatted.” - Stephen Colbert (Interview with Meredith Vieira, 2009) If I don’t  “check-in” somewhere, am I nowhere to be found? I’ve...

The arrival of the Bushwick hipster.

If you want irony you're best advised to stay in Williamsburg, on the other hand if you're seeking legitimacy and a kind...

100 Cups of Coffee. The ins and outs of internet dating.

Being in Central Park, I immediately was on the lookout for the Central Park Rapist. That was until I met Kimberly Spice,...

The return of the Montauk Monster…

At least every summer since 1975 has been plagued by some variation on “the Jaws Effect.” Following the arrival of the bloated creature...

In defense of Sex and the City.

The original article appeared in My Dog ate my Blog. With the release of Sex and the City 2 this Friday, those who love...

Can a Straight Man Love Sex and the City?

As you may be aware—and if you live in New York, you’ve been inundated with posters—Sex and the City 2 arrives in...