“Should the cabin lose pressure, oxygen masks will drop from the overhead area. Please place the mask over your own mouth and nose before assisting others.”Reciting the script in my head as it spins—the air is thin—I do as it says.You do not move. You weep and say nothing, but your face asks, how couldContinue reading “Prose(ish): ‘I Am A Villain’”
Update: I have a comic short coming out in another comic book anthology! It’s called Color of Always and a bunch of amazing creators are working on this book all about queer love and I am overjoyed to be included.Update to the update: It’s already been funded on Kickstarter!Update to the update to the update:Continue reading “I’m in another comic anthology!”
I wrote a story (with art by Phillip Sevy and colors by Sarah Stern) that will appear in this book with some amazing queer comic creators. The Kickstarter will launch August 30th, but you can follow the pre-launch page now to receive notifications once the campaign kicks off.
One of my stories was accepted into a comic book anthology centered on Bisexual Visibility! Bi Visibility: A Bisexual Anthology will officially hit Kickstarter on August 30th! I am stupid excited about it, but, like most things, it’s bitter sweet. There was a sneak preview of the Bi Visibility book given to backers of anotherContinue reading “Bi Visibility: A Bisexual Anthology”
I’ve been getting deep on housing, salty on how states are responding to the drought, and looking back on the past year. I contributed to Salt Lake magazine’s 2021 Best of the Beehive feature, but not all of the awards and recognition I wanted to give out made it into the print edition. I’m aContinue reading “Outtakes from the 2021 Yearbook”
The most recent episode of Last Week Tonight featured a pretty damning segment about sponsored content in local news programs. John Oliver called out a couple of Utah TV news stations in particular, but ABC4 got the brunt of it. For many years, I was a news producer and journalist at that station. And I’veContinue reading “This content is not sponsored (but I wouldn’t say no to some cash)”
It’s been a rough news week for… everyone, really, but I had some hope in humanity restored. I interviewed a young front-line health care worker who tested positive for COVID after she was fully vaccinated. While a lot of people have been quick to use breakthrough cases as an excuse to not get the vaccine,Continue reading “Breakthroughs”
PHOTO: Murder Among the Mormons c. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021 Netflix documentary ‘Murder Among the Mormons’ renews interest in the 1985 news event like no other. A handheld camera wobbles and zooms in on Mark Hofmann sitting on the floor of his 1985 living room, bouncing a baby on his knee as he watchesContinue reading “Veteran newsman on covering the Mark Hofmann bombings”
Between T-Swift and Murder Among the Mormons, it was a cool first week at the new gig. I started off writing about lawsuits and countersuits, the difference between copyright and trademark, and why anyone would think it’s a good idea to try to sue Taylor Swift over evermore. If you ever get the chance, talking toContinue reading “WEEK ONE: Vengeful Swifties and Mormon Murders”
We all have legal identification: our driver’s licenses, birth certificates, passports. They show our name, date of birth, and a single-letter marker indicating our gender. But what if the name or gender didn’t match who you are? What if the person on your ID card simply isn’t you? For some people living in Utah, that’sContinue reading “Woman’s struggle to change her gender marker reveals flawed system”
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – Student video game creators at the University of Utah have their eye on the future as they showed off their games Wednesday. At the Entertainment, Arts & Engineering (EAE) launch party, members of the public got their first chance to play some of the video games created by University of UtahContinue reading “Student video game creators plan to shake up the gaming industry”
Typically, when video games make the news, journalists are addressing fears and concerns over gaming. Parents and experts often ask, how much screen time is too much screen time? They often worry about gaming addiction. In 2018, the World Health Organization classified gaming disorder as a mental health condition. But the perception of gaming and,Continue reading “Dedicated gamers shrug off misconceptions about laziness, addiction”
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An enthusiastic storyteller, karate blackbelt, military brat and big nerd. At heart, I am an aspiring superhero, just trying to save the world one story at a time. I am also a believer in using the stories we tell to forge connections, build community and better the lives of others.
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