Escaping 2019: The Final

The trilogy is complete! Donovan and I (me, hi, Harrison) start off with honorable and dishonorable mentions before diving back into the TOP FIVE. For the most part, we track in-character — I start out with a couple “aren’t women so cool” blah, blah, blah whatever, and Donovan is brought back to an impossible place, a forgotten place, with a triumphant return for Steven Universe in a three-pronged attack (trident formation). But then things get a little twisty-turny, a little Neon Genesis Evangelion, and you’ll just have to see how we recount the recent transformations in our lives, shaped as we are by invisible forces (streaming on Netflix). … More Escaping 2019: The Final

Escaping 2019: Day 1

Looks like it’s that time again! Well, 2019 was a checkerboard of emotions, in that some squares were sad, some squares were angry. The key is to play your pieces correctly, turning some of those squares into happiness, or at least diversion. Perhaps that’s Chinese checkers. Regardless, Donovan and I (me, Harrison) are both big believers in the power of media, be it healing or escape or education. Big talk for John Wick 3, maybe, but don’t get me started. Or do, rather, as herein, cases will be made, tears will be shed, invites to play will be sent. … More Escaping 2019: Day 1

Am I [M] Ready for a Relationship?

How do we know when we’re ready to not manipulate, dismiss, lie to, degrade, physically assault the people we’re dating? No, it’s not a given we won’t do those things. It’s a given we will. Is there some sort of test we can administer to ourselves in advance of agreeing to the next privacy policy? This week, Donovan and Harrison are joined by special guest Ashley Peterson, to reflect on relationships past and present and discuss their difficulties and developments with emotional maturity. … More Am I [M] Ready for a Relationship?