The Pain Monster

Back pain woke me up well before my alarm this morning. Now I'm sitting on a donut cushion with Icy Hot slathered all over my back and an ice pack wedged in my pants instead of sleeping in my warm, cozy bed. We fear a lot of things in this life, but pain is the monster that's real.

Paolo Shout-out

Through the wonders of Twitter, I recently discovered San Francisco solo performer Paolo Sambrano, who was featured at The Middle Finger Project (provocative title for a blog about rejecting mediocrity). Here is an early performance of his one man show, Bi-Poseur, in which he bares his soul and comes off like a younger, funnier Spalding Gray...