On Love and Netflix

I can’t sleep at night. This is probably due to my inherent anxiety problem and the fact that I’ve gotten into the terrible habit of having my Netflix run as I attempt to drift off. According to my doctor, stimulation from a screen is the worst thing you can put into your brain before attempting a trip to snooze city. Whoops.

Because I always have a TV show running in the background when I’m doing something, or in the foreground when I’m not, I’ve become committed to a few particular shows. What I realized recently — as I made my nightly attempt to quiet my brain and force it into slumber — is that the way I watch television is quite similar to the way I see men.

You probably think these are about to be the ramblings of an insomniac, and they are. Still, I can’t help but notice how the way I watch particular shows mimics the way I see different individuals or groups of dudes who I’ve known in the past, or know to exist somewhere out in the world.

This might seem like a long shot but at least it gives you the chance to judge me on the types of TV shows I watch. And the kinds of men I befriend and/or date.

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Resolutions

Today is the last day of 2013. You probably already knew that. And if you didn’t, someone probably reminded you with their attention-grabbing Facebook status that recounts a year of “ups and downs” with an ending along the lines of “let’s make 2014 the best year yet!”

Because I love lists, I figured I’d list out my 14 New Years resolutions for 2014. From the mundane to the sarcastic to the serious, I’m hoping I can progress at least a little bit toward my overall goal of becoming a real person before I turn 24 next December. They may not fall into the Ok, Stupid theme of this here blog, but here they are anyway.

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