I no longer have patience for certain things, not because I’ve become arrogant, but simply because I reached a point in my life where I do not want to waste more time with what displeases me or hurts me. I have no patience for cynicism, excessive criticism and demands of any nature. I lost the will to please those who do not like me, to love those who do not love me and to smile at those who do not want to smile at me. I no longer spend a single minute on those who lie or want to manipulate. I decided not to coexist anymore with pretense, hypocrisy, dishonesty and cheap praise. I do not tolerate selective erudition nor academic arrogance. I do not adjust either to popular gossiping. I hate conflict and comparisons. I believe in a world of opposites and that’s why I avoid people with rigid and inflexible personalities. In friendship I dislike the lack of loyalty and betrayal. I do not get along with those who do not know how to give a compliment or a word of encouragement. Exaggerations bore me and I have difficulty accepting those who do not like animals. And on top of everything I have no patience for anyone who does not deserve my patience.
One of my roommates goes on vacation a lot. Whenever he does, I like to play this prank on him where, from the time he leaves to the time he comes back, I turn his room into a fully-functioning Panera bread location that I own and operate.
My parents came to visit a week ago, and I wanted to write something about that. Because it’s always strange, increasingly strange, to have my parents here. To linger for a bit in the distance between us, to see my parents out of context, standing uncomfortably on Bedford Avenue, to feel like I…
Made this vid in a day for Sketch Cram on saturday. It was v fun and we talked about butts so much. Co-directed by me and Keaton Monger. Written by Sarah Tollemache. Starring Micah Phillips and Susan Casey.