Rory Gilmore is the Worst Freelancer I’ve Ever Seen

Originally posted on Medium Thinkpieces on Gilmore Girls are widespread these days and as a fan of the show I’m not immune to having a lot of complicated feelings about this show. I would like to state on record that every single criticism lobbed at this show is entirely valid. It’s xenophobic (Emily’s “spanish?” maid), … Continue reading Rory Gilmore is the Worst Freelancer I’ve Ever Seen

How to Be a Working Writer Without a Trust Fund or Winning a Malpractice Suit

For probably 10 months I've been working on this piece about how the Nickelodeon film of Harriet the Spy is fantastic and teaches good lessons on writing. I have no idea if this piece will ever be finished because it was born in the feverish fanaticism of realizing a thing you loved when you were … Continue reading How to Be a Working Writer Without a Trust Fund or Winning a Malpractice Suit

Tarot Explained Using Hip Hop Lyrics: Major Arcana

Originally published on Medium.  The Fool: “Bitch, don’t kill my vibe” — Kendrick Lamar The Magician: “Invisible man got the whole world watching.” — Mos Def The High Priestess: “And purgatory is the mode that we settle in (no doubt), I’ve got that Eve’s Bayou sense of touch, so I fought, to touch every hand of a fan to … Continue reading Tarot Explained Using Hip Hop Lyrics: Major Arcana