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” it is with the greatest relish that I slap my American passport onto the desk and yell “That’s my visa! I was born into a crumbling communal building in St.
Petersburg in 1988, moved to New York when I was five, and then moved back into a different crumbling communal building in St.
All that could be heard in the darkness was my friends and I shouting his name, and the thuds and grunts of Anton wrestling with another guy.
Only a few minutes ago, we’d been standing together drinking beer, when the other guy made the dubious and drunken decision to put his arm around me.
And in that strange and romantic moment I thought, “One day I’m going to put this in a story to explain my convoluted relationship with Russian men.”I should preface this story by saying that I am Russian.
I speak the language, I celebrate the holidays, and when I go back to New York after visiting relatives in the motherland and hand my Russian passport to the Russian customs official at border control, watch him quickly flip through it, and then haughtily sneer at me as he asks “, where’s your visa?Three decades ago, the long-fought Iran-Iraq war had reached a deadly stalemate, the stock markets took a huge hit on Black Monday in October, American politicians were gearing up for the 1988 presidential race, Baby Jessica was rescued from a well, broadcast live on CNN, and much more.Many of the companies involved in the boycott had discovered that their advertising spend was being used to place banner ads over You Tube videos from groups such as Britain First, indirectly funding extremists. Maybe you’ll become a sounding board for new ideas. Get ready to mingle with fascinating intellectuals and artists — and to roll your eyes at a few pretentious individuals. Date a writer and you’ll be dating someone who does what they do because he/she loves it, not in an attempt to get rich. Writers go to interesting events with interesting people. Writers might not have impressive checkbooks, but that doesn’t mean they don’t make great dates. Writers can find thousands of ways to tell you how much they care.