About Greg White

Author, blogger, television writer, world traveler, and inveterate bon vivant Greg White is also a former sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, now battling it out on the blogosphere at http://www.eatgregeat.com and http://www.gogreggo.com.

Greg has just finished his soon-to-be-published memoir about his Marine Corps boot camp experience. He served six years in the Marines. Truly a glutton, he also completed Officer Candidate School over the course of two summers---thus relishing the joys of basic training three times.

Greg has a voracious appetite for life and regularly contributes here and to The Huffington Post.

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I Took Back My Father’s Name

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I often hear people giving thanks to the strong women that raised them. Mentions of a dad’s impact is rare. Perhaps because it’s a mystery to me personally, but I long for more stories about great men raising children.

Maya Angelou Makes Me Strong

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Maya Angelou’s dignity and bravery gave one young man “rich chunks of hope” that he would survive, and eventually thrive.

The Pink Marine: Fitting the Mold (Part 3)


Greg White felt compassion for others who were misjudged for their weaknesses, and he hoped that they too would have compassion for what made him different.

The Pink Marine: Fitting the Mold (Part 2)

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Greg White wants people to know, ‘If I can overcome my insecurities in a hostile environment, so can others.’

The Pink Marine: Fitting the Mold (Part 1)

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Halfway through boot camp Greg White learned that everyone there “came in with some feeling of being different.”

100 Words on Love: Romativertigo


I smelled the sweetness of love rising up in the wind.

Camouflage is the New Black

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Greg White attempted at 53 what he had once accomplished at 18, hoping just to live…

You Don’t Know Jack

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The epitome of cool quietly retired from acting recently. Greg White recalls his brief meeting with the legendary Jack Nicholson.

Let Them Eat (Wedding) Cake

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Greg White fell in love with a Canadian man. And today, he got good news — “the kind of news where you recklessly go out to breakfast and eat carbs.”

Somebody’s Been Tinkering With My Television

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Television and film writer Greg White offers an insider’s perspective on why great television can suddenly go so bad.

Voltaire on Atrocity

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Greg White prays that the violence in Boston does not claim our futures.

So You Want to Be a Princess

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Bird seamstresses, prancing princes: Greg White on the pressure and woes of life on the fast track to happy ever after.

How to Go From A**hole to Good Man in 10 Easy Steps


Greg White has all the answers to living the good life: all ten of them.

Frankly, I Do Give a Damn


An encounter in the grocery parking lot changes Greg White’s resolutions for this and every year.

Nude, Night, Illegal Bungee Jumping!


How many things would you never have done, if it weren’t for your best friend?

Children Will Listen


Greg White spent a summer teaching a ten-year-old nephew to run, and changed both their lives.