Next Show: November 12 + the End of Daylight Saving

At 2:00 a.m. on November 1st it’ll suddenly be 1:00 a.m. and Daylight Saving Time will be over. That’s great news if all you want out of life is an extra hour of sleep, but that time shift robs my dopamine- and serotonin-starved brain of sunlight for five long months. I’m greatly conflicted about this. While I adore autumn weather, I abhor the earlier gloom. My impulse this time of year… Read Article →


Next Show: Oct 8 + Free-Floating Anxiety!

  As I type this, I’m having a bout of free-floating anxiety. That means I’m feeling anxious, but I’m not sure why. Please don’t tell me to breathe — I don’t have time for that nonsense. Anyway, get your tickets for the next Talk Therapy Stories + Open Mic right now, because you do not want to miss this show. Here’s why: Comic Angela Cobb One of New York’s fastest rising comedians,… Read Article →

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Next Show: Sept 10 + Back to School Stories

For me, fall, not spring, has always been the season of fresh starts. Summer’s wraparound heat and humidity smothers me. I’m sick of air-conditioning (too cold or not cool enough), sticky sweaty skin (don’t you fucking touch me), fruit flies in my kitchen, gaggy odors, and 100°F subway platforms. Fall is crisp breezes, open windows, a good night’s sleep, plaid skirts, tights … and back to school season, which is the… Read Article →