Shawn + Gwenn

Miss America Top Ten Predictions

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A chapter in my book is dedicated to pageants and, in particular, Gwenn’s quest to become Miss Virginia in 1999. Back then I was stunned by the world in which… Read more

Hardball With Shawn Decker

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Last night I watched Chris Matthews, of Hardball fame, as he watched an array of 20-somethings parade around in swimsuits…. mere feet from where the political junkie was sitting. It… Read more

The Bed In Complete

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Friday was World AIDS Day, and Gwenn (my wife partner) and I commemorated the event by having a Bed In in the Kenneth Cole window at Grand Central. The night… Read more

Thankstaking

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I am unapologetically taking this Thanksgiving: I’m going to eat three turkeys and consume my own weight in mashed potatoes, and I’ll probably wash it all down with a bottle… Read more

Election Night Results & This Week

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Election night results: The Democrats have taken the House, the Senate, and the President’s starfish! I’m a little late, but this is hardly a political blog. I just hope the… Read more

This Is Me

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The following video was made for an MTV Program called “ThinkHIV: This Is Me”. It didn’t make the show, so I’m using it– with additional edits, consider this the Director’s… Read more

Letter to Cold’s Gym

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I’ve officially cancelled my membership to Cold’s Gym. To do so, you have to write a letter and send it by certified mail. This is what I sent: August 16,… Read more

Whatcha Gonna Do, Brother?

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That’s the famous opening to Hulk Hogan’s taunt, “… when Hulkamania runs wild on you!” I myself am more of a Ric Flair guy, and on Monday night I got… Read more