An excerpt from The Vacationers—plus a peek behind the scene.
True stories of first times.
What a strange feeling, to get what you’ve always wanted.
I felt like I was about to have the best night of my life, so I took a deep breath and I jumped.
Crushes, jealousy, and S-E-X.
Two shows, two very different first times.
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