Question #174: Dating secrets of THE TERRIFYINGLY AMAZING


Captain Amazing is more like it.

Originally posted on Captain Awkward:

Dear Captain Awkward,

I am a twenty-five-year-old introverted, socially-awkward, geeky fat girl who has never been kissed. I feel weird about this, because it feels like there is something terribly wrong with me, and all of my friends are way more experienced than I am.

I don’t really know if I have the energy for a relationship right now, and have had terrible luck in dating — mostly I end up meeting guys who have fetishes for inexperience or fatness or smart ladies, and I am the only fat/virgin/geek girl they ever met, and they MUST HAVE ME or they will be ALONE FOREVER! and they tell me that clearly they are the only person who could ever like me anyway, and then I block them on AIM and don’t answer their calls. Or people who I am into are clearly not into me, and if they’re nice about it…

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Meet our Readers: Alicia Swiz



Originally posted on That's All She Wrote!:

Our August lineup continues with the boundlessly energetic Alicia Swiz.

Alicia writes and talks and reads out loud. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s not. Find her out and about in Chicago or on the internet at PopGoesAlicia.

Come to Swim Cafe on Sunday, August 11th to hear Alicia and the rest of our fabulous lineup.  Doors open at 7:30, stories start at 8.


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