[Guest Blog] So Now You Have to Work from Home: Kids Edition

by guest blogger Jef Rouner As promised, here’s a companion piece to my guide to working from home by a parent, since that isn’t a topic I can knowledgeably discuss. Jef Rouner (Houston Press, Houston Chronicle, Cracked) agreed to step in and share his experience. Thanks, Jef! *** Congratulations! You’re your child’s teacher during super … Continued

So Now You Have to Work from Home: A Guide to Not Losing Your Shit

Working from home is better for the environment. It’s better for people with disabilities. It’s mentally and physically healthier. So why the seven habits of highly effective hell did it take a global pandemic to adjust the American workforce’s thinking on the advantages? Because the advantages are legion. I’ve been fortunate enough to work from … Continued

The Best ASMR Channels to Help You Escape Primary Season

As with anyone who doesn’t jazz hands over sentient Vienna sausages bloviating a Great Pacific Garbage Patch’s worth of reheated sub-Nextdoor tantrums on an hourly basis, my mind’s been on how to yank politics (and society on the whole) away from the influence of the types who believe mass-murdering Satanic cults ran daycares in the … Continued

Insecurity, Imposter Syndrome, and Improv

Content Warning: This piece discusses the emotional and physiological elements of anxiety in detail. Note: The anonymous performer mentioned in this piece has read and approved the measures made to protect her privacy. I barfed after performing in my first comedy festival. Left for the parking lot to change into my staff t-shirt and gifted … Continued