Paul Feig on His First Kiss and Subsequent Catastrophic Humiliation

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Paul Feig’s essay for Rookie Magazine about his first kiss, and his very embarrassing response to it, is probably as close to a time machine as you’re gonna get today. It makes me feel better about my own sixth grade experience at a kissing party, when I was afraid to kiss a boy on the lips or cheek so I kissed his hand like he was the Queen of England. Ah, youth.