If We Met in a Former Life, Maybe He Was Straight Then

If We Met in a Former Life, Maybe He Was Straight Then

The New York Times By Anna David “He’s gay, you know,” Bonnie said. We were sitting on stools at a bar on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood, surrounded by Amstel Light bottles and cigarette smoke. “Really?” I gasped. “Really. And not just gay. Very gay.” From...
Sex & 2 Cities

Sex & 2 Cities

Playboy By Anna David In Los Angeles I never find the men, only the boys. Perhaps because the town dream is celebrity (an excuse to play all day), the males here seem trapped happily in perpetual adolescence. It’s all about games and sex and drinking, a film executive...
How To Write A Guy

How To Write A Guy

Los Angele Times By Anna David FICTIONALIZING the people you’ve dated can be tricky — not so much because of how they might respond (you can always deny it and then define the word “fiction” at obnoxious, patronizing decibels), but because of...
There’s No Space for your privacy

There’s No Space for your privacy

Los Angeles Times By Anna David This wasn’t love or “friends with benefits.” It was somewhere in between the two, minus anything remotely resembling love or, for that matter, friendship. We were, to use a term I’ve always found creepy, lovers....
She knows how to write a guy out of her life

She knows how to write a guy out of her life

Los Angeles Times By Anna David The day I received an e-mail from a married male acquaintance that he signed with an “XO” was the day I realized I didn’t know what “XO” meant anymore. FICTIONALIZING the people you’ve dated can be...