A Brief Eulogy for Boxer, Poet, and Genuine Goddamn Human Muhammad Ali

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” “Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change.” “Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than […]

Make People Care: How to Write About Your Life Without Boring Your Readers

At some point you’ve probably heard someone say it: “My life is so interesting that I ought to write a book.” Maybe they’re not talking about the daily play by play, but it isn’t uncommon for a person to go through an experience or several that they think warrants sharing with others, whether it be […]

The Seattle #ManInTree Situation: How Iatrogenic Helicopter Culture Is Ruining Everything

  “How much taxpayer money are you wasting? It’s not an emergency!” #ManInTree A Quick Word: After 25+ hours in the tree, our as-of-yet unidentified protagonist is safely on the ground and receiving medical care. This piece features a number of updates and inserts that were added as the situation progressed. I could edit to make […]

Join the Great Conversation: the Importance of Having Art in Your Life

Sitting across from one another on opposite banks of the Seine stand the Louvre and Musee d’Orsay. Both are world-class museums, but if you end up in Paris, I recommend the latter. Most people will ignore this advice because they’re supposed to go to the Louvre. It’s just one of those things you do in […]

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