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Recap in Bullets

  • Waiting at airport
  • Waiting at airport
  • Giving up on waiting at airport and
  • Going home for the LAST FUCKING TIME before
  • Booking a ticket from Hong Kong then
  • Booking a ticket to Hong Kong, where I
  • Meet Cesca and Amber
  • And drink
  • And drink some more
  • What’s the name of this bar again?
  • POUBELLE INTERNATIONALE!
  • I have no idea what this song is, but I don’t think I care.
  • I’m throwing up on the side of this building
  • Is this a cab? This is a cab.
  • WHERE THE HELL AM I? 
  • (This is Amber’s apartment)
  • Wake up next to Amber on what appears to be a Queen-sized bunk bed
  • Breakfast.
  • Too poor for lunch. 
  • Trashy TV hour at Amber’s place: Burlesque, Extreme Couponing, a chunk of Dazed and Confused
  • End Hong Kong Layover
  • Taipei for a couple of hours
  • Coming-of-age movie day on the plane
  • LAX
  • Pasadena
  • Brian and Eva
  • I love Brian and Eva
  • Waiting for Guffman
  • Eva and Brady
  • Eva and Quark
  • Cabin in the Woods
  • This stupid picture we took at Space 1520
  • Wendy and Geoff
  • I love Wendy and Geoff
  • First stop: food. Feed your face first.
  • Museum of Jurassic Technology
  • Then Intellegentsia
  • Then more food
  • The Amoeba
  • HOLY FUCK, I MIGHT BE JETLAGGED
  • I think we went to Sta. Ana…
  • Then Dale.
  • (Before that)
  • Then Bruxie!
  • Then more food!
  • Then Art Supply Warehouse!
  • Then fancy dinner with the parents!
  • Then more jetlag-induced narcolepsy
  • THEN ROCK BAND!
  • Then more jetlag-induced narcolepsy
  • Then we had to go to the airport
  • Then Austin
  • Damn Greyhound won’t let me leave my bag anywhere
  • Damn Holiday Inn counter guy won’t let me bribe him into watching my bag
  • Damn Travelodge…I give up.
  • Chris carries my bag around Austin in exchange for letting him use my phone
  • End up drinking with underaged Chris
  • End up not wanting to drink with underaged Chris
  • Back at Greyhound in this especially cracky area of Austin
  • Greyhound to McAllen
  • (This is the part where I end up in McAllen, TX)
  • ROAD TRIP TO AUSTIN
  • But first: San Antonio
  • Andy Warhol Retro
  • I think I love you, Austin
  • Jade’s awesome apartment
  • This band sucks, but these people are wonderful
  • Drinking with Greg
  • Bike day!
  • Celebratory wholesome fun with Wini and…ohmygod, what was her name…Megan?
  • (I feel bad now, but all the people at that party were lovely. And happy mother’s day.)
  • MOAAARRR BIKING
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Round 2
  • JFK. Hello NYC
  • Holy shit, Googlemaps, you have failed me
  • Getting on the LIRR from Lynbrook back towards NYC
  • Squeezed into some dude’s armpit on the A train
  • (This really isn’t so bad)
  • Harlem Barbecue, just because it’s so nice outside
  • Then Park Slope, and boots from the sad Russian
  • “Mom and Dad Rock” at Union Hall
  • Bolt bus to Philly
  • I fucking love you, Philly
  • The real two-headed boy
  • Then the Fabric Workshop and Museum
  • …I know something else happened on Tuesday, but I forgot…
  • Ava Luna at the Knitting Factory
  • Then Whitney Biennial
  • Desert Island
  • Rob from Greenpoint,
  • Japanese coffee shop,
  • Sewage Treatment Plant
  • Exit Art and Boryana Rossa
  • Drinking with Dawn in the East Village
  • I cannot for the love of god remember where Friday went…
  • But I do remember meeting Kenny for drinks, then trucking it back to
  • NEW FUCKING JERSEY
  • I got a gash on my leg from that sofa bed
  • Only to go back to Brooklyn the next day
  • Outerhope!
  • Back to Jersey
  • We have broken the sofa bed (sorry Mom)
  • Back to Harlem
  • Back to Brooklyn
  • Ridgewood chillin’
  • Ruined the mashed potatoes
  • Ridgewood stressin’…over potato redemption
  • At this point, I have become immune to alcohol
  • Missed the Outerhope Rock Shop gig because I was dicking around online
  • Mike the skate instructor with a degree in Madness Studies
  • Morningside Park is the best park ever
  • Yeah, suck it Central Park. Morningside Park is the best park ever.
  • I feel like a hobbit.
  • Museum of the City of New York: grid, protest, stories the city tells itself.
  • You won’t get my number by jabbing me with your droidphone
  • No really, please stop jabbing me with your droidphone
  • Wine at the kitchen table with Paul. Then banana beer. This is what friends are for.
  • And the two hot French girls. They are so hot.
  • Did I mention the two hot French girls?
  • Unf.
  • To Chelsea for the FIT Museum
  • To Chelsea for the High Line
  • Lunch with Shane
  • Pounded a Guinness and felt nothing, because my blood is now about 30% alcohol.
  • Dinner with Julie and Dan.
  • I love Julie and Dan.
  • I love every couple I’ve met on this trip.
  • I want the world in a group hug.
  • I also just had a banh mi pickled veggie dog and was so happy. I love everyone.
  • Drinks with Paul and Julliet
  • Drinks with Berto
  • I am still not drunk
  • And now it is raining
  • And now I have to run to the airport
  • Flight delayed on account of stormy weather
  • And San Francisco
  • And Tony at the airport, waiting
  • And then Lori’s, because San Francisco
  • And then the hostel
  • Stephen Elliott asked me to have coffee
  • I was late and missed Stephen Elliott
  • Coffee’s on the house. “It happens sometimes”
  • People are kind.
  • Coffee with Tom instead
  • Then ice cream at Bi-Rite and “Would you like to walk through Dolores Park with me? I’ve never walked through Dolores Park.”
  • Push Dance Company live at Union Square
  • Dinner with Ashley
  • Breakfast with self.
  • Missed Stephen Elliott for coffee AGAIN
  • Drinks with PJ
  • Gaultier at the DeYoung
  • SF MoMA then coffee with PJ
  • Dinner with Sean
  • Zuppa employee drama results in mass-firing and free meal
  • (High-fives?)
  • Outerhope at the Hemlock
  • Coffee with PJ
  • Mike and Mick and the 3-neighborhood walking tour of SF
  • Drinking with Zach the Texan with the dog named Texas
  • Barbara wants me to meet her in Oakland. I am not going to Oakland.
  • Lunch with Bert, who has to run an errand in Oakland
  • I end up in Oakland anyway
  • Back in San Francisco
  • YOGA TO THE PEOPLE!
  • Best yoga ever.
  • Dinner with the Startup girls, Ashley and Lily
  • Run to airport, but first, polaroids for Startup house photo wall
  • I cannot find my sister.
  • I found my sister.
  • San Mateo
  • Back in the city
  • Back in San Mateo
  • Writing this
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