If You Get Caught Between Asylum And St. Louis City (I know it’s crazy, but it’s true…)

(Archive Note: This piece was formerly entitled,”On Homelessness and Poverty.”)   There is this crushing feeling that I wake up with. Not every morning, but enough. And in a society like the USA, you are always confusing your masculinity with your money; it happens. You look in the mirror of your greatest accomplishments and wonder, Read the full article…

7 Reasons For Not Putting Your Friend’s Genitals In Your Mouth

It has been an oft quoted question raised time and time again: can men and women be strictly platonic friends. In my earlier days of blindly hopping into the sack with women, be they friends or new acquaintances, i would have stated emphatically, “hell to the fuck no.” As I’ve matured, and experienced more of Read the full article…

Another Useless Post About Fucking With No Strings Attatched

Firstly, it is difficult for me to address much of the topic of No-strings Attached relationships without stating: sex is one of the most influential ‘strings’ a relationship can have. Once upon a time, in a land very far far away, the peoples decided that sex was so valuable, it was withheld until after a Read the full article…

Owl’s Asylum and other thoughts on why Black Women are Better for Leadership

So much goes into a Jay Farand day… And every now and then I need time to reflect on the day’s adventures. And as I’ve grown, I’ve learned that you have to always find time to write. This is actually why Asylum exists. Why I am able to reach you in the manner that I Read the full article…