Culture writing, music journalism, quips galore

Words

Space Race 2.0: Will This Company Be the First to Mine Asteroids? (OZY, 2017)

Space Race 2.0: Will This Company Be the First to Mine Asteroids? (OZY, 2017)

You Don't Know (Andy) Dick (Vice, 2016)

You Don't Know (Andy) Dick (Vice, 2016)

Simple, Visceral, Fun; The Ancient Sport of Kabaddi is Undergoing a Resurgence (The Guardian, 2016) 

Simple, Visceral, Fun; The Ancient Sport of Kabaddi is Undergoing a Resurgence (The Guardian, 2016) 

North Korea's Secret Weapon is Terrible Synth Pop (Vice, 2017)

North Korea's Secret Weapon is Terrible Synth Pop (Vice, 2017)

Mike Pence, Finding God, and the Shifting Agenda of Christian Music Festivals (The Guardian, 2017)

Mike Pence, Finding God, and the Shifting Agenda of Christian Music Festivals (The Guardian, 2017)

The "Mayor" of Skid Row Wants to Bring Down the Whole System (OZY, 2016)

The "Mayor" of Skid Row Wants to Bring Down the Whole System (OZY, 2016)

Almost All of the 34 Candidates in California’s Senate Race Are Totally Nuts (Vice, 2016)

Almost All of the 34 Candidates in California’s Senate Race Are Totally Nuts (Vice, 2016)

Inside The World's Leading Hypnosis Institute (Los Angeles Magazine, print 2017)

Inside The World's Leading Hypnosis Institute (Los Angeles Magazine, print 2017)

Team USA Was the Overwhelmed Newcomer at the Kabaddi World Cup (Deadspin, 2016)

Team USA Was the Overwhelmed Newcomer at the Kabaddi World Cup (Deadspin, 2016)

Music 

Pasquale Rotella on Insomniac's World Expansion (Billboard, print, 2016)

Pasquale Rotella on Insomniac's World Expansion (Billboard, print, 2016)

The Music, the Parties, the Fashion: An Insider's Guide to Coachella 2017 (The Guardian, 2o17)

The Music, the Parties, the Fashion: An Insider's Guide to Coachella 2017 (The Guardian, 2o17)

California Love: Why The West Coast Festival Scene is the Best in the World (Mixmag, print, 2016)

California Love: Why The West Coast Festival Scene is the Best in the World (Mixmag, print, 2016)

Dirtybird's Justin Martin is Headlining the Yuma Tent at Coachella and Living the Dream (LA Weekly, 2016)

Dirtybird's Justin Martin is Headlining the Yuma Tent at Coachella and Living the Dream (LA Weekly, 2016)

I Went To Mexico For a DJ Gig and Ended Up in Jail on Suspicion of Murder (THUMP, 2016)

I Went To Mexico For a DJ Gig and Ended Up in Jail on Suspicion of Murder (THUMP, 2016)

Desis on Deck: What It's Like Being a Brown Kid in Dance Music (THUMP, 2015)

Desis on Deck: What It's Like Being a Brown Kid in Dance Music (THUMP, 2015)

Raving in the Mayan Jungle with Desert Hearts, Dance Music's Dustiest Upstarts (Noisey, 2016)

Raving in the Mayan Jungle with Desert Hearts, Dance Music's Dustiest Upstarts (Noisey, 2016)

Anthropology

What Do Coachella's EDM Bros Think about EDM Bros? (THUMP, 2016)

What Do Coachella's EDM Bros Think about EDM Bros? (THUMP, 2016)

We Asked the Hippies of Lightning in a Bottle What it Means to Be a Hippie (THUMP, 2016)

We Asked the Hippies of Lightning in a Bottle What it Means to Be a Hippie (THUMP, 2016)

The Nations of Tomorrowland and Their Opinions of Each Other (THUMP, 2015)

The Nations of Tomorrowland and Their Opinions of Each Other (THUMP, 2015)

Humor

10 Things I Hate about Festivals in America (THUMP, 2015)

10 Things I Hate about Festivals in America (THUMP, 2015)

A Letter Home to Mom and Dad from the Dirtybird Campout (THUMP, 2015)

A Letter Home to Mom and Dad from the Dirtybird Campout (THUMP, 2015)

The 11 People You Meet at Every Warehouse Party (Pulse, 2016)

The 11 People You Meet at Every Warehouse Party (Pulse, 2016)

Festival Coverage

Symbiosis Gathering is Like Burning Man on Spring Break (THUMP, 2015)

Symbiosis Gathering is Like Burning Man on Spring Break (THUMP, 2015)

Decibel Proves (Again) that DIY Festivals Are Better than Corporate Mega-Raves (THUMP. 2015)

Decibel Proves (Again) that DIY Festivals Are Better than Corporate Mega-Raves (THUMP. 2015)

Brian Wilson and Berlin Techno on the Beaches of Mexico's Most Dangerous City (Noisey, 2016)

Brian Wilson and Berlin Techno on the Beaches of Mexico's Most Dangerous City (Noisey, 2016)

 

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