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  • Bent is Almost Out! Bent: the Book Life

    Titles

    I thought of a lot of titles for the book before deciding on Bent: How Yoga Saved My Ass. This was before I had even written it, when it was still in the planning stages. Some…

    October 21, 2017
  • Life

    Mosquitoes

    Since the weather’s been getting warmer I’ve seen some very weird bugs flying around inside our house. And they’re everywhere. It’s like we live in the middle of an African rainforest. I’m happy for the…

    March 29, 2017
  • Life

    The Stranger

    Saturday, 2:30 pm. There’s a dude sitting outside my house in a white Mercedes. He doesn’t appear to be homeless, broken down, casing the neighborhood or waiting for anyone. He’s just sitting there. Some of…

    March 14, 2017
  • Life Life in L.A.

    Adults Ruin Everything

    (…Or make it all better, depending how you look at it.) For Christmas my aunt Judi, knowing how stressed out I’ve been writing this book, got me one of those mugs you color. Because…

    December 27, 2016
  • Life

    I Am Not A Psychopath

    I just found a one question test that reveals whether or not you have the mind of a psychopath. It’s actually a riddle. I’m pretty sure there’s a name for these, but I forget…

    December 17, 2016
  • Life

    Why Kindle Kind Of Rules

    I used to make endless fun of my friend Jalee for owning a Kindle. Kindles were for the lazy. Seriously, how hard is it to get up and go to the book store? Or…

    November 22, 2016
  • Life

    Dear Mr. Vice President-Elect Pence…

    The following is the original version of the post that is now on elephant journal ← Dear Mr. Vice President-Elect Pence, This country is full of bullies, and I, for one, have had enough. First,…

    November 21, 2016
  • Life

    He Touched Me

    Apparently there is a gospel tune out there called “He Touched Me.” Elvis Presley recorded it in 1972. Then a lot of other people thought it would be a good idea to record it.…

    September 3, 2016
  • Life Life in L.A.

    So Shines A Good Deed In A Weary World…

    There is an unusually large, very out-of-place house around the corner from us that Mauro and I refer to as “the boy’s reformatory.” It’s a charmless two story brick house that sits behind wrought…

    August 30, 2016