I’m at the back of a restaurant in Los Angeles, in a dimly-lit hallway whose floor is made of dark wood that’s been distressed just the right amount, not too old, not too new, like[...]
A strange thing happened to me when I started working in marketing and advertising: I started to look at everything within the context of marketing and advertising. I wouldn’t say [...]
In 2004, I stood at the top of the stairs leading to the old Comedy Underground in Seattle, one of the city’s last remaining relics from the stand-up comedy heyday of the 1980s. Th[...]
In 1999, Brian McKnight’s “Back at One” proved to be a solid hit when it peaked at number two on Billboard’s Hot 100. Today, it is perhaps best known as an aural distraction from u[...]
Not long ago, I went for lunch with my friend John to an extremely Los Angeles-like café that was, fittingly, in Los Angeles. John and I took seats near the door and, after allowin[...]
It’s Pedro’s birthday. Don’t let his name mislead you into thinking this is a terribly diverse group. For a fashion campaign, yeah, it’d be diverse. We’ve got the half-black girl f[...]
“Ohhhh, Jenny.” Some calm, emotionally stable married person sits across from me, having listened to my most recent failed pseudo-relationship, rolling her eyes towards the ceiling[...]
In this edition of Fashion Cavern’s regular column, “How I Got Famous,” we interview Cheyenne D., a famous fashion blogger out of Bushwick, New York – a young woman notorious for h[...]
In light of the fact that I have launched my first business venture this week, I think this is the perfect time to articulate the anxieties that have been steeping in my psyche for[...]
As my mustachioed bike repairman rings me up for a new back wheel, complete with a medium-weight rim ($70) and a tire with magical “run-flat” capabilities ($25 plus $30 plus lots o[...]