Mary Ellen Mark

Prom: Awkward Teenagers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

For all the hullabaloo of my Senior Prom and the associated hoopla of the central New Jersey homeschool community, I’m not sure that going to prom is an experience I’d ever like to repeat.  Sure, it was fun helping my mom with the centerpieces and dragging my long suffering Canadian boyfriend with me but between…

A 20-Something’s Continued Adventures in Teenage Angst

Sunday evening, 5:00pm: We’re at Penn’s Landing.  It’s crowded and hot and full of people who have gathered on the waterfront for the weekly cultural heritage festival (Portugal this week).  I’ve been explaining why I’ve been so irritated and Date #7’s been apologizing for making me so irritated in the first place and before I…

Gay on the Go for iPhone???

I’ve just discovered the ultimate gay-dar.  It’s called Grinders and it’s an iPhone app.  Now you might be wondering why on earth I would care about the “Gay on the Go” iPhone application, being neither gay nor the owner of an iPhone, but I’ve been searching for a reliable gay-dar since I was seventeen.  It…