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Chemocation

How to Tell Your Tinder Date You Had Cancer

H. Alan Scott | Posted 05.04.2016 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

Before I got cancer, I thought dating was hard. Then I turned 30, got sick, and quickly learned that dating with cancer is an entirely different game. For the first time in my life, I wasn't choosy. It's hard to be picky when you're dating with cancer; you're more focused on living and less focused on his third nipple.

How Jerking Off Got Me Through Chemo

H. Alan Scott | Posted 04.05.2015 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

The reality that the cancer could come back -- or might not. The reality that I'm mortal. The reality that, as masturbation so wonderfully illustrates, it's essential to live every moment fully, even if it gives you carpal tunnel syndrome.

Movember Mustache Diary: Man's Best Friend Hates Cancer Too [VIDEO]

H. Alan Scott | Posted 01.03.2015 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

In moments when there are no words to describe your pain or sadness, a pet looks you in the eye and somehow miraculously gives you the comfort you needed. That's why this Movembermy dog Virgil and I are bro'ing out and getting our shave on.

O Captain, My Captain: Thank You, Robin Williams

H. Alan Scott | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment
H. Alan Scott

I had the great opportunity to share a meal with Robin Williams. Let me clarify, in no way were we close. But in that moment, talking with him, seeing that man that so changed my life, who in unexplainable ways has contributed to my being an openly gay writer/comedian, I'm overwhelmed with emotion.

I Was Raised By the Internet: On Sharing Your Life With Everyone and No One at Once

H. Alan Scott | Posted 06.21.2014 | Technology
H. Alan Scott

I don't want to give up on technology, it's part of my life, part of who I am. That said, I do want to make it work for me so that I can be a complete person.

Hillary Clinton Got Me Through Chemo

H. Alan Scott | Posted 02.19.2013 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

Like every other teenager of the '90s, Hillary Clinton defined what every woman in our lives either was or strived to be. It's no surprise that she's so popular now -- but for me, I hold the very special distinction of saying that Hillary Clinton got me through chemotherapy.