Introverts are a beautiful, weird, wonderful bunch. More than just “shy” or “quiet,” introverts are actually very successful in high-intensity, social careers, and love being around people, albeit in different ways than the typical, life-of-the-party extrovert. Did you know some notable introverts include Steve Martin, Albert Einstein and Abraham Lincoln? In fact, at least one member of Pinque Pony is an introvert, so we’d like to clear up some misconceptions and share some surprising facts about who introverts are and how our brains are wired. Here are 6 surprising facts you may not know about introverts, and should remember next time you’re at a party with one:
It’s hard to believe that in its nearly 40-year history, Saturday Night Live has only had three adorable gay couples in its cast. The first adorable gay couple was Gilbert Gottfried and Joe Piscopo in the early 1980s, followed by Victoria Jackson and her giant head bows/latent racism in the early 1990s. The most recent adorable gay couple to be feature players on SNL was Jimmy Fallon and Horatio Sanz, almost a decade ago, who were known for playing stereotypically giggly gay men who can’t just read their damn lines off the cue card and not break in every single goddamn scene goddamnit. Not helping SNL’s adorable gay couple deficiency are the recent comments by Kenan Thompson, who said recently in a job interview with a temp agency that adorable gay couples “just aren’t ready” to swish their way onto the iconic sketch comedy show. However, if you only […]
Andy Eninger leads a workshop with Pinque Pony bestie and all-around amazing human Lisa Linke. Pinque Pony’s very own Andy Eninger is officially an NPR superstar! He was recently interviewed by Dan Weissman and featured for his series “At What Cost?”, a look at sacrifices notable and interesting people have made to attain their goals.
Many of us Regular Gays have been in this position. You and your boyfriend are having people over. Hooray! You have friends and a social life! But there’s a problem: You’re not fancy. Fuck! What kind of drinks will you serve? What Trader Joe’s snacks will you hurriedly throw into bowls? Do we have a serving tray that we can stupidly frou-frou up? Is there a way to make the couch look less comfortable and more magazine-cover-y? Should we buy some French lanterns? Are French lanterns even a thing?
Ideas, ideas, ideas! That’s what Hollywood wants. And we here at Pinque Pony have them in spades. And clubs. And sassy diamonds. If our favorite TV Networks are reading this, and we know you are, we have the next Big Watercooler Show for you that will win Emmys, be talked about amongst friends in lieu of actual meaningful conversation, and be TiVoed by that all-important 18-34 market. In fact, we have seven!