Women Don’t Really Love Cocky Guys

The problem is women can smell desperation on a man’s skin before she even speaks to him, and it is rarely attractive. I should add that men can do the same.

A Love Letter To New Orleans

New Orleans, Louisiana: a place, as C. Morgan Babst put it, “where they speak of the dead in the present tense until mass has been said.”

We Must Stop Calling Ourselves ‘Old’ Right Now

I would find myself comparing my meager existence to the feats of great thinkers and political figures, scientists and celebrities. “So-and-so didn’t accomplish X until he was age Y, so I have time.”