If you look Asian I will read your books, watch your movies, and listen to your music.
That's pretty much how I found Mitski. Or at least, that's how she found me.Read More
I'm going to do my best to fire up this blog again. Got any ideas for topics or questions I can riff on? Shoot me a note!
Thanks for the encouragement from all you fine folks out there. This is for you.
Watch this space.
I got to see Sleater-Kinney twice on their reunion tour, first in New York in February and just last week in San Francisco. The last time I saw them was in 2006, in their last show outside of Portland, in Chicago. My overwhelming takeaways from the shows:
1. God, I missed them.
2. God, they sound good.
3. God, time goes by really fast.Read More
I get a lot of emails and tweets asking for career/life advice. I never really know what to say. So I very rarely respond. But I finally sat down and put it all out there. This advice worked for me. It might not work for you. But on the whole I think it's a pretty good way to go about one's business.Read More
Did anyone else like The Go! Team? Sometimes I'm convinced they were actually a terrible band that I just happened to love. But then I think that's baloney. They were great! If I had to put together a timecapsule, Thunder, Lightning, Strike would definitely be in it.Read More
If you are a woman with an opinion -- i.e., a woman -- you have probably been called some things on the internet. Anita Sarkeesian wants you to remember: It's ok to be pissed as fuck about it.Read More
I'm a podcaster, so maybe I'm biased. But I really love listening to podcasts. Not everyone is on the bandwagon, though. So I try to give you a place to start. Narrative podcasts are the future, people. GET ON THE BUS.Read More
The U.S. Women's National Team lost 2-0 to France in a friendly on Sunday. It was bad. It was bad not because they lost but because they played terribly and the World Cup, which they have not won since 1999, is four months away.
I empty out my notebook. It's...pretty sad.Read More