Thanks for Nothing.

“We make art because we can’t not make art. People care, or they don’t, but we keep going. We tell the stories we need to tell. It’s okay if it takes some of us longer than others.”

Source: Medium
Published: Aug 15, 2020
Length: 18 minutes (4,549 words)

TERF Wars: Why Transphobia Has No Place in Feminism

“And it is in the spirit of sisterhood that I would like to address many of my fellow feminist activists, some of them respected elders in the movement, and say: you’re being badly misled, and you need to stop this bigoted, wrongheaded nonsense right now.”

Source: Medium
Published: Jun 16, 2020
Length: 24 minutes (6,038 words)

In Troubled Times, Make Your Memories as Best You Can

Stuck indoors, one housebound food journalist seeks a nostalgic comfort food from his youth: the traditional stuffed pasta from Lombardia, Italy called marubini. First he has to adjust the flour in the recipe.

Source: Medium
Published: Apr 15, 2020
Length: 9 minutes (2,317 words)

Why All the Warby Parker Clones Are Now Imploding

Direct-to-Consumer business are very appealing to customers and investors, but it’s challenging to make the DTC model economically viable.

Source: Medium
Published: Mar 9, 2020
Length: 13 minutes (3,460 words)

The Legend Of The Biggie Belt

“Twenty-three years ago, The Notorious B.I.G. left his 52-inch belt at ‘The Source’ magazine weeks before he died. Nine Keepers of the Belt kept it safe and secret. Why was this accessory so important?”

Source: Medium
Published: Mar 8, 2020
Length: 17 minutes (4,481 words)

How a Hot $100 Million Home Design Startup Collapsed Overnight

“The untold story of how Homepolish’s extremely Instagrammable house of cards came tumbling down.”

Source: Medium
Published: Feb 24, 2020
Length: 26 minutes (6,510 words)

How I Confronted the Truth About My Fraternity’s Racist History

Only after Charlottsville did one man stop shrugging away his fraternity’s 130 years worth of racist values and activities, and finally reconcile with his own culpability.

Source: Medium
Published: Jan 6, 2020
Length: 9 minutes (2,468 words)

The Trial of Chuck Berry

At the peak of his fame, one of the architects of rock ‘n’ roll was arrested under the Mann Act for illegaly transporting a minor across state lines. But to the 14 year old girl named Janice Escalante who claimed Berry raped her 14 times, the law’s language around his behavior is tragically unjust, because it has shaped Berry’s historical narrative, mentioning illegal transporation instead of “child sexual abuse” or “rape.”

Source: Medium
Published: Nov 12, 2019
Length: 38 minutes (9,729 words)

The High-Stakes Race to Breed Cannabis With 0% THC

Weed can make you laugh, but the challenges to CBD growers aren’t funny.

Source: Medium
Published: Nov 11, 2019
Length: 11 minutes (2,939 words)

Hysteria High: How Demons Destroyed a Florida School

“A true story of witchcraft, possession, and murder.”

Author: Jeff Maysh
Source: Medium
Published: Oct 28, 2019
Length: 24 minutes (6,151 words)