f2fb friend #186 sonali srinath walks into the bar and EVERYBODY stares. she wears a pink dress and a smile that makes you feel like someone very gently reached into your chest and replaced your heart with tiny firecrackers. she’s confident and bold, dainty and mischievous. i hadn’t seen much of her since five years ago [...]
spiritually, i’m a third grader. i believe in a God that has a white beard and is pretty pissed off at me most of the time. i believe in a hell where it’s hot and smells like burning tires. i believe in a Jesus who died on the cross for our sins but i have [...]
i met f2fb friend #178 josh garfinkel in chicago while he was thinking about going to law school. he and i met through a mutual friend jon levkoviz who directed my younger son eastman in a movie. josh was like an ingenue fielding offers to the prom–university of michigan, harvard, university of chicago, northwestern.
my f2fb friend #170 carol hansen is a real life cinderella! she tells everyone that it is so and everyone believes her. carol was a single mother living in a small apartment in winnetka, sewing and designing dresses for village matrons to support her daughters. then she met her prince–a recently divorced winnetka father. bluntly, [...]
it is a truth universally acknowledged that a man in possession of an ex-wife is must be in want of another ex-wife. my f2fb #164 carole smith is the first ex-wife of my ex-husband stephen and i am the second ex-wife.
when i first married stephen i was pregnant with joseph. i became an insta-stepmother to [...]
after f2fb friend #160 johnny bladez said goodnight, i prepared for bed and glanced out of the bedroom window to see that he sat on the front stoop, smoking a cigarette. we had had some laughs and the two parties had been fun, but we had also talked a lot about the different challenges he [...]
my biological parents justin and aleta raised me in a typical young married fashion: justin was in school, aleta took some work to pay the bills and they looked forward to a brilliant future.
according to aleta, justin persuaded her that the brilliant future wasn’t going to happen if they kept me and so when [...]
i was a little stymied by f2fb friend #88. s/he required complete anonymity. s/he only agreed to meet if i promised to not record or memorialize any part of the experience. so . . . there’s a blank spot at 88. an open slot as it were. i have to ask you [...]
i love reading about celebrities on tmz, radaronline, and perezhilton. and i got this great invitation to a party with real celebrities. including vincent peters–
i woke up this morning with the worst anxiety attack i’ve had in forever. worse than airplanes. probably worse than whenever i will skydive with f2fb friend reggie [...]
gilbert gottfried you’re supposed to be my friend. we bonded on facebook, didn’t we? well, i’m in new york and you’re in new york and for some reason we ain’t connecting. i think it’s because you’re a celebrity. you too, glen thater. but i did discover something about one of my celebrity friends, the rap [...]