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      Boyle's Brains

      I’m going to try to think of interesting things to write.

      By Megan Boyle Feb 22, 2013

      Tao Lin’s Apartment: A Review

      Last October Tao Lin put up a post on Facebook asking if anyone wanted to sublet his studio apartment in Murray Hill while he visited family in Taiwan. I responded and PayPal-ed him the significantly discounted friend rate. I would be staying for around f…

      By Megan Boyle Feb 22, 2013
      By Megan Boyle Feb 5, 2013

      What Cat Food Tastes Like

      The other day I found myself seriously considering two futures: The one where I'd never know what wet cat food tasted like, and the one where I would. In both futures I'd eventually end up dead, but the one where I'd eat cat food seemed more exciting…

      By Megan Boyle Feb 5, 2013
      By Megan Boyle Jan 28, 2013

      New Ways to Have Sex

      Let half a stick of butter melt in your mouth. This can take a long time. Try to sit still. It will feel less rewarding if you move even slightly. When the butter feels mostly melted, push your tongue against the harder parts. Make them melt against your

      By Megan Boyle Jan 28, 2013
      By Megan Boyle Oct 26, 2012

      The Spookiest Things to Do in a Dog Park

      Bring a Ziploc baggie of ground beef instead of a dog. Start to remove its leash. Look tentatively around the park. If someone catches you doing this, direct piercing, relentless eye contact at them while slowly refastening the leash on your beef.

      By Megan Boyle Oct 26, 2012
      By Megan Boyle Oct 5, 2012

      Real Pain: Future Dead Friends Tour Live Blog

      Jordan Castro asked if I wanted to go on a four-day reading tour with him, Mallory Whitten, Scott McClanahan, Sam Pink, and Mike Bushnell. I said I did. A reading tour is like a music tour but with writers who know each other from the internet instead of

      By Megan Boyle Oct 5, 2012
      By Megan Boyle Sep 27, 2012

      What’s Happening with Nicolas Cage’s Face

      Nicolas Cage likes to lure his victims into a small basement apartment where he pretends to be lonely and appreciative of their company and insists they stay. Once they've fallen asleep, he unhinges his jaw and his mouth grows 40 inches in diameter. His g…

      By Megan Boyle Sep 27, 2012
      By Megan Boyle Sep 21, 2012

      What I Think About When I Think About My Body

      I didn't fully believe there was a hole in me until I tried filling it with a tampon before college. Still didn't quite believe it was there until I had sex the next year. Feel jealous of people who get to have sex with it. Putting something into somethin…

      By Megan Boyle Sep 21, 2012
      By Megan Boyle Aug 31, 2012

      Slapstick Reel of My Life

      A drunk driver rear-ended my mom's car. It was night and his lights were off. My mom was driving. I heard her yell my name, then the words "control" and "steering wheel." Something collided with my head and my face felt wet. This is but one highlight in t…

      By Megan Boyle Aug 31, 2012
      By Megan Boyle Jul 26, 2012

      People I Met in Truck Driving School

      This May I passed a trucking school on my bike and enrolled shortly after. For four weeks a small group of men and I watched instructional DVDs and took tests in a classroom Mondays through Thursdays from 5:30 to 10:45. Fridays we'd meet in a relatively e…

      By Megan Boyle Jul 26, 2012
      By Megan Boyle Nov 3, 2011

      Future Parts of the Human Body

      This column is going to be about stuff I like that I think other people might like too. It's called "Boyle's Brains" because my last name is Boyle and my brain is the thing that tells me what I like.

      By Megan Boyle Nov 3, 2011