How Do You Solve a Problem Like Kristina?

Photo by KiKi Walter. Just another night at the homestead.

Prologue

In another life, let’s say about 13 years back, I was part of the blogging wave that was popular at the time. I started my blog as a way to workshop my essays for traditional publishing—I didn’t really expect my dark humorist memoir style to take off as well as…

Writing Competition/Writing/$50 Bucks For The Grand Poobah (Google It, Gaurav)

Five Days Left To Enter Our January Memoir Writing Competition

“Preeti — Bring me the axe!” —Mommie Ki Dearest (street/photo cred: KiKi Walter)

Five Days.

Five Days!

That’s all you have to think about how creative you’re going to be with your “starting over” theme, wipe your sniveling noses about opening up the Pandora’s Box of your personal lives, and enter the damn contest — sorry, competition—to take $50 from my bank account…

Memoir

It doesn’t matter how well you do it and it doesn’t matter how many Pink Floyd songs you do it to — there’s nothing you can do to possibly make baton twirling cool.

KiKi Walter — I had the poses down, snaturally.

It doesn’t matter how well you do it and it doesn’t matter how many Pink Floyd songs you do it to — there’s nothing you can do to possibly make baton twirling cool.

I guess if it’s like, say, 1977 and…

Advice/Dear KiKi

Avoiding prison when you want to kill your supervisor

iStock illustration by Epifantsev; edits by KiKi Walter

Dear KiKi,

Hey, man, I already know I’m the asshole for thinking it — but I’m at my wit’s end. My boss is such a withered old pale freckled prick that I just want to tie him up and torture him 9 to 5 style. I’m not in a position where I…

Fiction/Collaborative Fiction

Collaborative fiction—Twilight Zone-style…(Writers—come play!)

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“Let’s get away for the weekend,” he said. “It’ll be fun!” he said.

Yet here we sit in this shit hole diner — albeit charming — stuck in a blizzard. I can’t even look at him right now.

I’m so pissed.

I wanted to go to Marie’s party on Saturday…

Memoir

I’m either batshit crazy…or batshit crazy

Photo cred: KiKi Walter. Summer of 1986. The summer he left. In my super cool “Hang Ten” duds.

“You will never be happy.”

Words spoken by my ex-husband that blast in my mind every morning as I wake—like an unforgiving earworm in my own personal Groundhog’s Day.

Sometimes I believe it.

Sometimes I stomp on those words then light them on fire and laugh in my little earworm’s…

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