Sometimes Alison at Ask A Manager and I like to answer questions about workplace awkwardness together.
Hello Gentle and Attractive Readers! I've got a mix of very cool and very weird stuff to announce. COOL: I'm working with Suzie Townsend at New Leaf Literary to get a series of book projects into the world. CaptainAwkward.com-based books. Essay books. WEIRD: Tomorrow I am having a minor surgical procedure to hopefully take care … Continue reading Personal Updates & Introducing This Week’s Guest Blogger
Two fans of the blog asked themselves "How would Bartholomew M. Quint answer that question?" Here is the result. Ahoy Captain! Over the past few weeks, I had more than one conversation steered towards having a list of dating criteria. I was surprised to discover that most of the people around me have a list of dating … Continue reading #288: Guest Post: Advice from Sea Captain Awkward
Question: How is coming out to your family like admitting that you've never seen The Evil Dead in a room full of nerds/filmmakers/filmmaking nerds? Answer: Those two things are in no way similar. Which is why I called in reinforcements for this question. Please welcome Julie and Jessica, the filmmaking duo known as King is … Continue reading Guest Post! “If I come out to my family, will they stop making offensive jokes already?”
Today, the awesome regular commenter known as "k"has been promoted to Ensign Perception in the Army of Awkward. She will help this letter writer explore the universe of people he would like to sleep with. Dear Captain Awkward, I have a problem when it comes to being attracted to people. I suppose colloquially this problem would be … Continue reading Guest post! “I don’t have a Friend Zone.” (Question 140)