The Maykazine

Overthinking so you don't have to.

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

Woman mounts bike. What happens next will shock you.

I have issues with solo exercise. I can’t just “pick up and go” despite how spontaneity is one of the major perks to both methods of transportation/recreation. Basically it’s because I’m totally chicken shit.

2 June 2014 · Leave a comment

I can’t be Number One Stunna.

When you buy a stun gun, your girlfriends show shock and your guy friends say “Don’t tase me, bro!”

After the shock, the girls say “Don’t tase me, bro!” too.

28 May 2014 · Leave a comment

I thought Betsey Johnson filed for bankruptcy.

Apparently the designers at Badgley Mischka, Oscar de la Renta, and Marchesa have learned nothing from the bold, blonde pixie with perennial pink eye.

13 May 2014 · Leave a comment

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