Sexless in the City

Sometimes reading romance novels doesn’t quite prepare you for a love life...

For this 30-year-old urbanite, love is always a misadventure: The Harvard Lickwit, Hippie the Groper, the 5% Man, and the Ad Weasel. These and many other men wander in and out of her life — but never her bed.

Monday, September 20, 2004

The T&A project

A sketchy plastic surgery outfit? (Think: that other doc from The Simpsons.) More like the construction company working on the lot next door.

Thanks for the bugs, guys. All our lives, we’ve really aspired to house a roach farm.

No dice
But back to the stuff you really care about: how to while away your morning coffee break. Have no fear, a brand-new Sexless entry is in the works ... just as soon as I make my coffee. ;) Looks I’ll be playing personal barista a while longer too. While Friday afternoon my cute white t-shirt may have persuaded the Starbucks guy to upgrade from tall to grande — my latte, that is — inducements of gmail accounts have resulted in, um, nothing. I just don’t get it. How could gmailswap ads like this fail to interest?
good yarn*, or access to a paper-cup latte
So, I’m kinda unemployed. Have been since May. And I’m getting by all right (doing lots of blogging) ... I just don’t have much money for paper-cup lattes.

Sure, I make a perfectly decent one with my little counter-top, not-pump-driven espresso maker ... but sometimes I wanna go out and drink among the big dogs. Mingle with the mensch in my Brooklyn ’hood. Savor the privileged luxury of reading other people’s newspapers while lesbians and mommies quietly gossip around me.

And what the heck ... I happen to have 6 gmail invitations, smokin’ away in a certain inbox! Feel like unloading some prepaid Starbucks cards? Wanna buy a book through my blog, (Sexless in the City)? Hey, I’m open to suggestions here.

*I will also accept yarn, if you’re a knitter trying to unload some of your stash. If paper-cup lattes are an extravagence I can rarely afford, new yarn to knit with is even more so. And the season has almost begun! (gulp)
On the bright side, I have gotten lots of interesting comments. And in fact, my gmail-ad post has even broken the Sexless comment record (previously set by — what — two? Three?). Check ’em out below, if you’re curious.

Blog love
And finally, if Poster Boy’s mention weren’t enough, the Blogfather also weighed in on “Flirting my way to spinsterhood.” Read new comments to that post from readers he sent my way — or just read his post.

Coming soon...
Bill Murky shows up at church, and alleged male models respond to a Sexless advert in LA. So far no headshots.