One of my most vivid childhood memories is hearing about my grandmother’s experience with a Ouija Board. While attending boarding school in India, the story goes, one of her classmates set a board on a table in the cafeteria. Seconds later, the table elevated and moved across the room. BWAH HA HA!!! To me, this ranked […]
Creativity and wit are huge turn-ons—but sometimes the humor is only in the hindsight. Join August and special guests Aaron Johnson, a celebrated artist (who’s also her brother!) and Marla Martenson, matchmaker extraordinaire, as they explore their funniest dating memories, from dates-gone-wrong to the worst pickup lines EVER. Marla on Twitter: @MarlaMartenson Aaron on […]
What do men and women REALLY want for Valentine’s Day? August explores recent findings then interviews professional matchmaker and memoirist Marla Martenson on dating, romance hilarity and finding lasting love. To learn more about Marla and her work, visit MarlaMartenson.com.
Did My Mother Put You Up to This? Shortly before I swapped my acting career for writing, a casting director said something I’ll never forget: “You look so familiar… Ever had your head carved out of butter?” I knew immediately that he was A) from Minnesota, where head-butter sculpting is celebrated, had a bizarre dairy-chiseling fetish […]