From Writing

My Book is Out Today!

You can order paperback or ebook here: Amazon or local bookstore Rags to Rags is a funny collection of short essays about being the poorest kid in the room. Throughout my entire life, I’ve accidentally ended up in wealthy spaces regardless of my own personal poverty. As a kid a strange series of events led to me stumbling into…

How to Cope with the 2020 Election Without Crying

The 2020 election has been looming over our heads since 2016 (which was roughly 75 years ago), and now that it’s 2020 we are officially entering a year that is sure to be jam-packed with election coverage. There’s going to be nonstop media coverage, and even worse, nonstop Trump feedback on said media coverage. Legend…

ANNOUNCEMENT: I, A Dog, Am Running for President

Hello ladies and other ladies. I am Colin Guzman. Please hold your applause. I am excited to announce that I am running after a squirrel. Now I am running to the kitchen. Now I am running to the bathroom, and now the living room, and up the couch, and now I jumped off the couch,…

Modern Cool Girl Doesn’t Mind Gender-Coded Insults

She’s fun. She’s hot. And she totally doesn’t mind you calling her a bitch. “It doesn’t bother me,” she says, taking a slow sip of her boyfriend’s favorite IPA that he recommended as he deemed her tequila sunrise “girly crap” even though it has a higher alcoholic percentage than his 7% batpiss. “Well Parvusisn’t really my boyfriend,”…

INCREDIBLE: Heroic Man Is Brave Enough to Love His Curvy Wife

Move over Richard and Mildred Loving, we’ve got a new pair of star-crossed lovers to celebrate! Local circlejerker Derek UpperDecker just made waves on Instagram by posting an image of his curvy but in a good way (don’t say fat!!! NOBODY SAY FAT!) wife with the most loving caption. As a matter of fact, he posts about her curves all…

Brave Woman Smiles and Nods As Her Personal Choices Are Criticized

LOS ANGELES, CA — Local woman Ellie Guzman was observed this Friday nodding and smiling as her friends judged her life choices. Shortly thereafter, she received a call from the mayor’s office offering her the Key to the City for astounding bravery. “It’s so crazy,” said Ellie’s friend from college Jenny, dabbing at a single tear. “Ellie’s bravery is insane.…

How to Be an Excellent Hot Mess in Three Easy Steps!

Hey you! Yes you! Life got you down? Thinking of doing a tequila enema?Threw your phone off a freeway bridge in an effort to avoid texting your ex, hit a police car’s windshield by accident, and now you can’t make bail? Does the metal underwire in your bra keep poking out and stabbing you in the armpit? It’s…

6 Simple Ways To Improve Your Emergency Room Experience

Last year, I worked as an ER medical scribe and was present for over three thousand patient encounters. I was there for cases with people who had chronic conditions, people who felt ill and brought themselves in, and other cases like heart attacks, gun shot wounds, strokes, and car accidents. While the patients were diverse,…

What I Learned After Delivering Food In L.A. For A Month

Back in February, during a two month period of unemployment, I joined a food delivery app as one of their couriers (let’s call them FoodMonkeys because that’s what I feel like) and this has been what I learned from a month as a FoodMonkey in Los Angeles. Ridiculous People Exist, They Are Out There And…