Archives: [May 2003]
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This is the archive page for the month [May 2003]; below you should see headlines and summaries of all entries found here from that month. Click the appropriate link at each to read the entire entry.

Oh, the lonely burden of the sex columnist! | May 30, 2003
Meeting cool swingers and having hot sex with random strangers...oh, the pain, the pain. Seriously, though, I've been having some interesting experiences lately because of my new sex column for the British lifestyle magazine Liv4now. (By the way, *Jeri, I...

A few thoughts about being on the dole. | May 28, 2003
(This is going to be my last journal entry for a bit - my friend Garth's computer is on the fritz and is going to be in the shop for awhile, and that's how I usually get online these days....

Sorry you haven't heard from me in awhile. | May 26, 2003
Went through another depressive attack last week...and that's all I really have to say about it. - x - So, I watched part 2 of CBS' Hitler: Rise of Evil last week, covering the years from Hitler's imprisonment to the...

I had a Henry Miller weekend. | May 19, 2003
You know what I mean - where you end up getting to go out all over the place and have a fun time without spending any of your own money. I mean, not that I actually had any money to...

Well, it's official. | May 16, 2003
Employers are no longer content to just ignore me when I apply for jobs - they're now actually being mean to me. Case in point: On Wednesday, spurred by a tip from one of my readers (thanks, R.), I applied...

75 percent relationships. | May 14, 2003
My friend A. was talking at her web journal recently about how she's having what she considers 75 percent of a marital affair right now - all the evenings out, all the sneaking around, but without any of the sex...

Wow, was I sick this weekend! | May 12, 2003
Yeah, what a surprise - a week of stress, infrequent eating and restless sleeping left me sick for three days. Duh. And it was the whole sick trifecta, man - the vomiting, the fever, and the low energy all at...

Hey, Paris readers! | May 9, 2003
You remember my friend Kate? She's the woman I was talking about last week, who made the finals of the Mental Graffiti poetry slam here in Chicago and hired me to be her secret slam coach. (I didn't end up...

I wrote a letter to my ex-girlfriend yesterday. | May 7, 2003
(Okay - my article for Anglophilia for Liv4now.com is now up - click here to read it. Don't forget that I'm starting a weekly sex column for this magazine soon - any and all Chicago-based invitations to parties, fetish balls,...

Comics and Handsprings and coffee - oh my! | May 5, 2003
I got quite the windfall this weekend - my friends Sophie and Michael decided recently to get rid of all their duplicate comic books, about 400 or 500 total, and rang me up to see if I'd like to take...

Jason Pettus, super secret slam coach. | May 2, 2003
How funny is this? A friend of mine recently made the finals of the Mental Graffiti poetry slam here in Chicago, and she's hired me to be her secret slam "coach" - basically, to sit down with her the day...