Happy Birthday Mike Ness

Disclosure: This is a mash-up of two blog posts I wrote in October 2012, and January, 2013, respectively. I wrote them under a pseudonym on blogs I no longer maintain. It’s not the kind of writing I’d usually share publicly and transparently, but today is Mike Ness’s birthday, and the guy is a bit of a punk […]

Writing, Acting, and Celebrity

  A couple weeks ago, I was having a dinner and drinks with my buddy Mark John, and we were listening to vinyls and talking about stuff like good and bad editors, and what it’s like to deal with them. At some point, I segued into how I think writing was a lot like acting, and he cut in and […]

I Can Haz Hate Mail

Yesterday, I was one of many who caught wind of the whole Harvard Business School professor goes to war over $4. By “goes to war”, Boston.com seems to mean that he sent a whole bunch of d-bag emails to a restaurant/bar manager who doesn’t only come off as a perfectly reasonable mensch in the exchange, but was previously profiled […]