Review: ‘Bare’ Took Me There

Netflix and me, we have an understanding. I'm never judged when I need my Jake Ryan fix and end up binge-watching 80's classics all weekend instead of running errands. And I don't think twice when indie film suggestions pop up on my video stream feed, based on my viewing history. Indie and me go way … Continue reading Review: ‘Bare’ Took Me There

Don’t I know you? (excerpt)

As the fourth and final song faded and the DJ worked the crowd for applause, I made my way off the center stage. The balls of my feet were throbbing and I couldn't wait to release my toes. Beads of sweat tickled the small of my back and my cocaine-fueled heart thumping inside my chest … Continue reading Don’t I know you? (excerpt)

I used to be a rock star

. I used to be a rock star. I didn’t tour the world belting my heart out in stadiums, but I worked the pole to the tunes of Guns and Roses and Bon Jovi for the better part of a decade and was treated just as well. In 1990s Waikiki, strippers were golden. There were … Continue reading I used to be a rock star