Unpaid labor is not a new idea. But the idea that anyone can write for a major media publication is relatively new. And that’s because some of these companies exploit non-professional writers by publishing their work without pay. One could venture to guess that this contributes to the true problem of "fake news." These so-called “content mills”... Continue Reading →
The truth is I don’t want to remember that feeling because I know the only way I can truly remember it is if I become that sick again.
The whole concept of smartphone addiction, or an unhealthy reliance on any technology, is unfair when applied indiscriminately to the population as a whole.
On Monday my Op-Ed was published in the Los Angeles Times! In the last several months I have had the pleasure of working with editors at some pretty brag-worthy publications, though with the LA Times I can't help but devote an entire blog post to my bragging. Shameless, I know. For those who missed it,... Continue Reading →
Progressing toward standing and getting out of bed again has been one of the hardest things I've ever done -- harder than deadlifting three times my body weight.
For the most part, I have made an effort to keep politics off of this blog. I realize there are people who read my writing that voted for Trump, just as there are people who voted for Hillary Clinton. Hell, there's probably even someone reading this who voted for pornstar, Mary Carey during California's 2003... Continue Reading →