Jonathan: Mysteries Answered!… and Stuff.

Tom Colicchio with a Side of Artichoke Hearts

Jul 27th, 2010 | By

Top Chef is taking place in DC this year – since that’s your backyard, have you been following it closely and who do you think should win? You are absolutely correct to think that this season’s Top Chef being set in Washington D.C. is simply orgasmic because eventually we’ll get to see head-judge and co-host,

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MFA in Make Believe

May 27th, 2010 | By

Jonathan, what does one actually do with an MFA in Creative Writing?   That’s right, bitches!  In case you all didn’t hear, I finally graduated with an MFA, a master’s degree in the delicate art of making shit up. Of course, this is usually a wonderful topic at parties.  Once an MFAer is identified, everyone

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George Lucas and His Green Screen of Death

Mar 23rd, 2010 | By

If the movie Avatar was so awesome, then why didn’t it win the Best Picture Oscar? I’ll admit it.  No, I did not bother seeing Avatar.  I know, I know – I’m usually a firm believer in the rule: if you don’t see it/read it/experience it, you shouldn’t judge it.  Usually.  But there are special cases when this rule

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Dinner with Napalm

Feb 23rd, 2010 | By

How would I go about throwing a fancy dinner party for upwards of 50 guests? Stage One: Denial What?  Fifty people didn’t really respond to the Evite.  It’s not like they all don’t know you live in a two-bedroom apartment. They don’t expect you to cook anything – you have an abortion for a kitchen,

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Beware of WOW Players Bearing Baby Organs

Jan 26th, 2010 | By

Are children getting dumber or am I getting smarter? I may not be the best person to answer this. Last time I had a babysitting job, I was almost inspired to start a career directing snuff films. And let’s face it, kids are really fucking stupid. They spend the first few years of their life

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