VICE AND FACEBOOK ANNOUNCE THREE NEW ORIGINAL SERIES ON FACEBOOK WATCH New original programming, featuring Amanda Knox and more, to premiere on Facebook Watch Three new weekly series to premiere in the coming months on Facebook December 13, 2017 (Brooklyn, NY) … Continue reading
Category Archives: Journalism
Many thanks to the L.A. Times for publishing my op-ed on Michelle Carter’s guilty verdict and sentencing. Michelle Carter deserves sympathy and help, not prison Published by the L.A. Times 08/03/2017.
Many thanks to Sirin Kale and BROADLY for publishing my piece on how prison populations represent a captive and vulnerable audience to religious indoctrination. Check it out: How Prisons Use Cult Tactics to Brainwash Inmates Into Religion
Donald Trump supported me when I was wrongly accused of murder. What do I owe him? Published by the L.A. Times 05/04/2017.
In my pre-teens, I chose to ignore the sour tang that had crept into my relationship with my little sister Deanna. I dismissed her suddenly miserable, disdainful attitude towards me like it was nothing more than one of her frequent … Continue reading
Just under a year ago, my sister Delaney asked me to read and help edit her senior thesis project—an essay about her year volunteering at a local youth tutoring center. “You gotta help me, Amanda,” she pleaded. “I can’t use … Continue reading
On Valentine’s Day, my friend and I were walking along the waterfront at Lincoln Park. We came across a large stone on which someone had assembled a bunch of shells to spell out “LOVE” in large, capital letters. My friend … Continue reading
This week Chris and I learned the shim sham. Without getting technical, I’d describe it as a social line dance combining tap-style stomping, gliding, kicking, wiggle-walking, and swagger. The shim sham is what our instructors Mark and Katie K. call … Continue reading
Thanks to BROADLY (@broadly) and Sirin Kale (@thedalstonyears) for the opportunity to discuss love in the least likely of places. Check it out: What Romance in Prison Actually Looks Like
February 14th is creeping up, which reminds me that some of us don’t have partners with which to celebrate, and are perhaps feeling particularly alone. Not bad alone, necessarily, but notably alone, more so than on any other day. I’ve … Continue reading