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Words

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

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

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) 

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

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

The 300-Year Journey from Classical Standard to Gay Disco Hit to The Most Iconic Anthem in Soccer (Deadspin, 2016)

The 300-Year Journey from Classical Standard to Gay Disco Hit to The Most Iconic Anthem in Soccer (Deadspin, 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)

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)

The Skid Row Arts Fair Was Full of Beautiful Weirdos with Lots to Say (Vice, 2015)

The Skid Row Arts Fair Was Full of Beautiful Weirdos with Lots to Say (Vice, 2015)

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

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

Music 

Billboard's Dance Exec of the Year Pasquale Rotella on Insomniac's World Expansion (Billboard, print, 2016)

Billboard's Dance Exec of the Year Pasquale Rotella on Insomniac's World Expansion (Billboard, print, 2016)

DJ Harvey's Life is One Giant, Queer Disco—and Everyone's Invited (THUMP, 2016)

DJ Harvey's Life is One Giant, Queer Discoand Everyone's Invited (THUMP, 2016)

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)

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)

Tropical House Hero Thomas Jack Doesn't Even Like Tropical House Anymore (Noisey, 2016)

Tropical House Hero Thomas Jack Doesn't Even Like Tropical House Anymore (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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