I.G. Advice: Should She Cut the Cord?

Dear King C, I like my friend, Melissa a lot . She’s always been very supportive and sometimes helps me with my work.  But she is always complaining about being tired, her husband, home situation and rattles on and on.  She phones me almost everyday and continues to go into details about her days, even…

I.G. Advice: Diva – Tude in Spades

Dear King C,  What is with gay guys and all their divas?  I work at the GAP in the mall, and every time that damn Mariah Carey Christmas song comes on, it becomes this Vogue Fiesta.  And then they get into arguments.  One gay guy practically came to blows with another one because he was…

I.G. Advice: I am at a Crossroads

Dear KC, What do you do when you are interested in two people? What criteria do you use to decide?  Speak the Truth, Sleepless in Saskatchewan Dear Sleepless, I am surrounded by love and romance today, if only because I spend this Christmas Eve in Japan, where the holiday of Christmas has been distorted and…

I.G. Advice: The Emotion Behind the Emoticon

Hey Charles- I have a question!  My BFF can’t seem to make a complete sentence without using an emoticon.  I will leave the occasional happy face, but sometimes she uses emoticons in a way that vexes me.  For example, I had to leave a party early last weekend before she arrived, and she wrote, “Thanks…

Neverland Ranch Julliard?

This is a couple days old, but I read on TMZ that the custodians of Michael Jackson’s estate are considering the possibility of turning Neverland Valley Ranch into a music school for teens. As much as I love some MJ in the musical sense, if I had a teen child, Neverland Ranch would be the…

Movie Review: Burlesque

Looking for a juicy subject to kick off my return to blogging and take advantage of my impossibly glamorous site created by Brasileiro design genius Daniel Quevedo (Obrigado!), I thought a movie review of Burlesque, which opened today in Tokyo cinemas, would be the the ultimate way to get things rolling.  So here goes: Ali…