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Tag Archives: men and women

To girls who play in traffic

When I was 13, I broke my femur running into traffic while a boy led. He was the son of our neighbors at the time, only a year older to…

Know-It-All: Where have all the men gone?

Mrs. Know it all, I’m a 45 yr old man who’s alarmed at the increasing number of males out there who are just plain lame. I believe men should be men. I…

The Metaphorical Bloody Knuckle

Y’all remember S? He’s been MIA for some time because he’s finishing his screenplay. Though S has been working a great deal on his writing, I am humbled that he…

Relationship advice for men + women who hate one another

I was recently going through a friend’s bookshelf and among a deeply disturbing volume of this genre’s nonsense, I stumbled upon: Why Men Marry Bitches: A woman’s guide to winning…

The bottom line doesn’t make him a d.ck

Every time you speak, he will tell you how happy he is that you called; he’ll tell you how great it is to hear your voice; he’ll tell you he’s sorry he’s…

Feed, a film

This film is about awkward dating scenarios. Like mistaking a feeding funnel for sex toy? Awkward. Dinner date made up of the boiled body fat of your beau’s ex girlfriend?…

A.D.D. Convos: From sexual fluidity to monogamy

My friend Emily and I were recently discussing – within the context of her life – what it is about certain individuals that makes the idea of committing to them…

A word of caution to some men

On behalf of a very large group of women who are too shy to express the following, please note that the root of this entry is a conversation with a…

Not Lives of Girls and Women

I’ve just dined with Alice Munro. It was relatively quiet as I didn’t say one word and instead let her letters slip off the page and create for me an…

Dating Advice from the Non-Dater

As those of you who live here know, I am a relative non-dater. I’ve always been able to do without, and unlike some RoboDaters I know, I’ve never been one…

Not speaking in either the past unreal conditional or the future unreal conditional (as present tense is best)

The following is a conversation I had with a friend on Facebook; I have deleted her name for reasons of privacy. To facilitate your reading of this, please note that…

Are you a Picasso?

Editorial note: I am, in fact recycling this from years past…because it’s just that fkn good. Read. Enjoy. Comment. x Recall how last year I told you about my need…

Ferocious men are sexy

.1. Christian Bale in The Dark Knight. When he’s in the interrogation room alone with The Joker. And he looses his sh*t on The Joker’s ass over Rachel’s whereabouts. I’m…

Christian Bale wears the shit out of his suits and likes his wife

I blogged the following: .1. Have just come back from seeing Batman Begins with Di and her Peej. Before the film began, we were discussing the dynamics between men and…

How do men fall in love?

So I’ve received some interesting emails from both men and women since posting the blurb that: “(Did you know that men are the ones who fall in love at first…

Men are from Mars and Some Women are from Stupid

In 32 years, I’ve only ever cared for one person. Well…maybe one and a half, the half not really counting because in hindsight it’s easy to see that it was…

Are they good enough for you?

Most of us believe in Karma. I believe in it without prejudice and so hope that any actions I put out there are done in the spirit of bringing the…

Mr. Adjective

What follows does not stem from any particular experience I have had, but rather, it is from observing dear girlfriends go through what I am about to describe and reading…

Conversation with baba: War of the sexes part 1

I will provide you the context of this within the coming little while… (Meet my dad, the feminist.) “How could he possibly be interested in a woman that’s so obviously…

The man & the impression he left

I’m listening to The Best of Bill Evans on Verve as I sit in my mother’s garden and type. I wasn’t certain where to begin with this entry, and Bill’s…

Defining Attraction (what’s yours?)

Over brunch this morning, we (some of the girls) had a charged conversation about what makes a man attractive to us. A couple of days back, I sent this article…

Manning up

Manning up is a term used by men with regards to other men. When loosely translated, it means ‘stepping up to bat’. It’s important to note that ‘manning up’ doesn’t…

Man & Woman

The 8th Wonder of the World: The confusion reigning supreme when a man & a woman try to communicate about something which scares both of them. It is somewhat of…