By Ben Peller
He’s again. during this follow-up to the acclaimed TO reside AND DRINK IN L.A., Shawn Michals, infamous imbiber of existence and cocktails, returns to take on a subject matter that has either encouraged and confounded a number of the maximum thinkers all through historical past: LOVE. TO reside AND LOVE IN L.A. tracks Shawn as he navigates the amorous waters of a urban teeming with either angels and devils. those passionate adventures contain fellow artists, wild ones, or even an come upon with a would-be zombie. alongside the best way, Shawn is wondered approximately every thing from his sanity to his sexuality to his recommendation on easy methods to seduce a cougar (or vice- versa). whereas indulging during this romantic odyssey, Shawn starts to question even if he'll ever locate "The One." in the end, falling in love and accepting love includes not just a fit measure of braveness, but in addition occasionally a fit measure of craziness. Feeling brave? Feeling loopy? likelihood is you’ll fall in love with this publication. Here’s taking a look at you, child… "Revelatory... interesting and engaging..." - Publishers Weekly
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8/14/10 8:37 P. M. WHY WON’T YOU solution MY CALLS?! i do know you’re there, Shawn Michals! I see you thru my heart’s eye. Sitting on your rocking chair, stinking under the influence of alcohol and ignoring the lifestyles you'll be top. we're an extraordinary mixture and jointly shall we do issues robust and outstanding. if you happen to have been as spiritually enlightened as me you'll be aware of your house is via my aspect and at my ft – licking my feet after which operating your method as much as my pussy! And one other factor, you can’t hold being a alkie as an excuse not to turn into one with Nicki. I don’t even think you’re an alcohic. considering the fact that whilst do acohiolics dilute their beverages 8:1 water to vodka? i presumed alkies loved to fuel it down for the larger impact. 8/14/10 9:24 P. M. I simply bought again from the liquor shop. I received a 5th of vodka and am gonna get inebriated to be hooked up to you! And I’m now not gonna be a bit pussy who dilutes their beverages, I’m ingesting mine instantly UP! 8/14/10 1:23 A. M. UR so staackd. You turnzz me ooon! i'm so sizzling four my boo yah beaz!!! YEAH! (This past sequence of emails have been symptomatic of a chaotic brain on a number of degrees. firstly, Nicki controlled to misspell ‘alcoholic’ two times in sentences. additionally, if Nicki’s “heart’s eye” didn’t want glasses, she could’ve obvious I wasn’t at domestic, yet used to be out prime a lifestyles. i used to be out patrolling the local looking for a misplaced cat I’d obvious on a poster tacked to a cell pole down the block from the place I lived. now not a lot of a existence, however the cat resembled Georgette, to discover her and convey her again to her kin will be lovely cool technique to spend a Tuesday evening. a minimum of for me. again to Nicki. Her method to “connect” with me through ingesting herself right into a stupor increases one other pink flag. at the plus aspect, I’ve been known as loads of issues via loads of various ladies, yet by no means a “boo ya beaz. ”) 8/17/10 3:03 P. M. Shawn Michals, i would like you to make your self conscious that your activities can impact people vastly – EVEN TO the purpose OF DESTRUCTION. 8/17/10 4:45 P. M. you have to additionally see my new relationship profile on-line at my weblog, hownickimakestheworldwork. com, reason I’m approximately to get my f*&k on should you understand what I suggest. I’m gonna meet a few meaty meaty males. WHOO HOO! I even ordered a few flavored condoms. good day I consider you had a few flavored lube! the place do i am getting me a few of that, reason I’m gonna want it for my destiny escapades! WHOO HOO! I can’t wait! I’m getting rainy simply wondering all of the males who're gonna DO NICKI DO NICKI DO NICKI!! (These emails have been promising, being they instructed that she was once able to circulation on and get her, as she wrote, f*&k on. move Nicki, move! No manner used to be I going to inform her that the flavored lube have been a present from an ex-girlfriend. regrettably, at this element I made a tactical mistakes. In facing somebody who emails you consistently and telephones no less than 5 instances an afternoon ((as Nicki were doing)) it’s consistently top to disregard them. when you solution the telephone, you’ve once more reminded them that you just exist, and this has a tendency to resume their fervor. at the afternoon I acquired the former emails my good friend Tom occurred to be traveling and urged that the subsequent time she referred to as he may cause together with her.