I was lucky enough to be the winner of the Summer of Love essay contest for the Daily Californian. Check it out here!
Context: I was a contestant on Shipwreck, a comedy erotic fan fiction competition at the Booksmith in the Haight neighborhood of San Francisco. As someone who grew up with their sexuality heavily formed by Harry Potter fan fiction, I'd been secretly training for this moment my whole life. :insert your own Eye of the Tiger … Continue reading My Jack Kerouac Inspired Sex Slam Poem
DON'T PANIC. I CAN HEAR YOU PANICKING. YOU STOP IT, RIGHT NOW. YES. NOW. I MEAN IT! The Tower card isn't, uh, popular. For pretty good reason. It's destruction, not like the Death card which is a casual stripping away of old patterns, but actual violent upheaval. Last month, we were in the Fool, jubilance … Continue reading Lisa Frank End of the World Tarot: July
I am not a medical professional and my advice should not be taken in lieu of seeking a medical professional or in lieu of taking the advice of a medical professional. I got laid off in 2015 from my non-profit job and had two weeks left of my insurance benefits when I found out that … Continue reading How to Afford Your Medication without Insurance (an Incomplete Guide)
May was a month of mysterious reflection, the warped, smokey truth that lies in lying mirrors. It was stressful, and it tested you. The High Priestess rules youth, that ambiguous, shady time of actualization where you're moving towards a goal on faith. All you have is instinct and hope, and it's easy to confuse the … Continue reading Lisa Frank End of the World Tarot: June
Failure to Launch, a podcast about tv shows that only got one season, asked me to come on to talk about the baseball show Pitch. It died before it's time, but I can talk about patriarchy all day long. I love baseball, and I hope you love this.
April was ruled by the High Priestess, which I'm pretty sure is just a warning that everything in your life will be in retrograde. Now, we've gone direct. We're in May. M'aidez. We've celebrated Beltane, gotten into a bit of trouble, and now we're feeling just a bit more festive. The Sun wants us to … Continue reading Lisa Frank End of the World Tarot: May