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(As seen in the Los Angeles Times) In my 33 years on planet Earth, I’d never said yes to a blind date. But a friend texted me on a Tuesday, telling me about a woman he knew who was “hot.” He dangled the millennial FOMO — fear of missing …

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Crossfit

(Originally published on AskMen on 3.11.18) I was chronically underweight for most of my life. When I gained the fabled “freshman fifteen” at UCLA I was ecstatic — because, according to the faded charts on your doctor’s wall, a 5’10” man shouldn’t weigh 135 pounds. For those of you reading who …

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Croissant

As I type this I’m sitting at a Renaud’s Patissiere in Santa Barbara, California, eating the greatest almond croissant that I’ve found in the United States. There’s a healthy, unhealthy amount of butter in it that gives it the flaky consistency that a croissant from any self-respecting French pastry …

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