klt: the blog

Cut it out, dudes

Cut it out, dudes

I absolutely hate it when strangers hit on me. (I know guys, this is a shocking revelation! Girls don’t want to hear what you think of our asses when you pass us on the street, just like you probably don’t want to hear my comment on your dick size in relation to your giant effing...

Cycles and setbacks

Cycles and setbacks

I’m trying to learn how to relax. In other words, I am trying to learn how not to obsess over writing 100% of the time. I’m trying to recognize the value in indulging in the occasional Netflix binge. I am trying to recognize that sometimes Netflix binges are necessary to reset my brain, bring me...

Make room for the new

Make room for the new

Every night I come home from work and think to myself, “I must write that post on X!” (where X is usually a book I’ve read that has blown my mind). But then I sit down to nurse my various aches and pains (left heel, lower back, head) and pick up a new book or...

Dog bless America

Dog bless America

Every year around the Fourth of July, people start saying “GOD BLESS AMERICA!!!!” like if they don’t their god will strike the earth with fire and lightning and destroy everything. As someone who really, really, really loves the United States, I have MAJOR problems with this over-abundance of religious sentiment mixed with patriotic fervor. Last...