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Category Archives: Salsa
Comedy friends, Benny Spiewak and Amir Kabiri, and I made a romantic salsa music video to the song “Sin Sentimientos” (aka, Without Feeling) by Grupo Niche, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Relax and enjoy this romp into the sultry … Continue reading
In Episode #3 of “Teaching Comics to Dance Salsa” I give a lesson to dear long-time friend, genius comic Maria Bamford! Maria and I touch on “LA Style Salsa” vs. “New York Style Salsa,” the intimate nature of partner dance, body … Continue reading
My friend Solomon helped me out with my pitch for the NBC Playground Submission. It’s kind of a snowball’s-chance-in-hell situation, but we had a blast making this.
I do this thing. Technically, it’s called “salsa.” It involves another person. People get very excited when I mention it. They sometimes assume that I grind against short Latino men while wearing a Vegas stripper costume. (That was only the … Continue reading
Hilarious comic, renaissance woman, creator of The Dork Forest and long-time friend Jackie Kashian interviewed me about my life as a salsa dancer for the TDP podcast on October 24, 2012. I spilled my guts. I couldn’t retrieve them. Now … Continue reading
I’ve been “working” (writing + a lot of talking about writing) on this book about salsa dancing for almost five years. I would have scrapped the project long ago and vowed never to write a book again, but every single … Continue reading
Last night I went to see my friend’s brother DJ at Zanzibar in Santa Monica. I used to go to Zanzibar religiously for salsa dancing until I realized Life Lesson #158: Never get to know the people you dance with. It will ruin the dance … Continue reading
“Salsa is a sexy dance,” says Guy I Just Met. “Yes. Yes, it is,” I reply. “Have you noticed that?” “I’m sorry. I don’t want to be rude, but I can’t talk about salsa anymore. I spent two years writing … Continue reading
Possible new title for my book. Not sure…too subtle? I’m not sure it matters. Unless my book includes a step-by-step analysis about how to find a husband, it won’t see the light of a printed press. Every book about partner … Continue reading
Beginning the process of becoming a salsa dancer (or a “salsera) is not unlike falling in love. In those first months Salsa, or rather “Salsa!” can do no wrong. Music, dancing, excitement, men…during the work week, no less. No, I … Continue reading