Love in the Time of H1N1


I pulled my sweatshirt over my arms and leaned back in his uncomfortable desk chair. It was dorm issued and scratchy and was stained with something yellow. He was lounging on his XL twin staring at the ceiling and humming to Slipknot. I guess that’s what we did when we didn’t have smartphones. “Do you want to watch a movie?” “Sure.” He hopped off the raised mattress, its plastic coating crinkling as… Read More

It doesn’t take long for a single girl, working on total life reconstruction and deep self-exploration to decide that they are able to stand the idea of meeting a stranger for drinks. There is a certain appeal to putting on make up and real pants and pretending to have the best personality in the world. It’s uplifting at best, and hilarious at the worst. I should note that my having drinks with… Read More