The Maykazine

Overthinking so you don't have to.

Get up off of that floor.

If you’re going to do adult things, you need to act like a fucking adult.

29 October 2014 · Leave a comment

How zen is my manicure?

You know you’re headed in the wrong direction when you think “This mani-pedi the most zen thing I’ve done in months.”

15 October 2014 · Leave a comment

There goes the SFBG.

The San Francisco Bay Guardian prints its last issue tomorrow. There goes the Bay Area’s best alternative weekly.

14 October 2014 · Leave a comment

Thoughts on Snowpiercer.

This is what happens when you hand over the fate of the world to a socially autistic economist: Watching Tilda Swinton, I kept thinking, how was she not in Harry Potter? … Continue reading

16 July 2014 · Leave a comment

Unboxing: Why I won’t sign up for subscription style services.

Both Le Tote and Stitch Fix kick off with style surveys to hone in on your tastes, but no algorithm could accommodate for preferring to march to the beat of my own drum.

9 July 2014 · 2 Comments

More Lorrie Moore.

hort story anthologies became a primary source of discovery for me only in the last year or so. It’s obvious, but they’re often filled with fantastic writers in semi-bite sized pieces. Slow … Continue reading

6 July 2014 · Leave a comment

In search of the True Detective.

I thought I was watching True Blood in a white colorway until the intro ended and the script, story, and characters turned out to not suck.

1 July 2014 · Leave a comment

Public Transportation Etiquette: Don’t read out loud on BART.

The girl is reading off an iPad Mini wrapped in some homemade, handsewn-looking tablet sleeve. She’s sharing the screen with her beau, which is sweet, right? Wrong.

28 June 2014 · Leave a comment


Hey, You! Yes, you. The one who is awake at 5 am on a Saturday. I don’t know if you noticed, but I could use some rearranging. Yes, yes, I … Continue reading

21 June 2014 · Leave a comment

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