My first, perfectly-imperfect protest

Last week, I attended my first ever protest, where at 28, I was 20 years older than many of my fellow protestors. This protest, the School Strike for Climate Change, came at the end of a week where I’ve been thinking a lot about the future, and the nature of stories. Specifically, I’ve been thinking … Continue reading My first, perfectly-imperfect protest


The Best of Beat (with some stuff on the side)

My first real gig as a writer was working as a freelance music journalist. I use the word 'gig' here intentionally because more often than not, I was in it for the tickets. A few of these magazines did pay, but most of them were freebies. That said, they were fun freebies, and they gave … Continue reading The Best of Beat (with some stuff on the side)