Girl Talking

Photo Titled “Girl Talking” by Orkid Sassouni ASL. It’s almost like reading someone’s mind. Sure you use gestures and signs with your hands, but if I have learned anything from my time studying ASL it’s that eyebrows are so. freaking. important. A tilt of the head or holding a sign for an extra beat can … More Girl Talking

To Be a Writer

I was part of a Secret Santa exchange amongst my college friends earlier this December, and I walked away with a well-bound grey journal. It’s the perfect gift. The type of gift that only comes from a close friend with a proclivity for gift giving. On the cover, it had inscribed my name and the words “If you want to … More To Be a Writer

Worst Case Scenario

So finals are here. I’m stressed. You’re stressed. It’s a whole thing that people celebrate against their will and it’s absolutely no fun so if you can avoid it please do. But if you’re not a lucky one and you’re feeling the weight of a thousand scantrons (which might not actually be that heavy so … More Worst Case Scenario

Good Times

I awoke every morning to the room my mom beautifully decorated. My butter-yellow sheets were covered in a print of soft-cream rosettes, their leaves spread as if to embrace me. My twin-sized bed felt huge and luxurious with my wispy tulle canopy cascading down the sides of my pillow. I remember vividly looking up into … More Good Times

A Comedy of Errors

Monday July 31st 1:05pm- 414.9 hours before the show My phone buzzes with an unusual message from my brother, “Hey, would you be interested in doing hot off the press on the 17th?” Initially, I’m thrilled. I’m just starting out in comedy, and to be invited to perform at a show was a huge opportunity. … More A Comedy of Errors