I'm a big fan of podcasts and audiobooks, on every topic from pop-culture to science and technology. I shuffle them all together and listen to this odd audio salad while driving or working out. I'm also endlessly fascinated by history, from the … [Continue reading] about Four great history podcasts worth listening to
I work on an event called Ignite Phoenix, in which 18 presenters go on stage to share their passions in 5-minute talks. We fill an 850 seat theater, manage tickets, create tshirts and programs, bring in local bands and food trucks, live-stream it in … [Continue reading] about Always say Thank You
"I love humanity; it's people I can't stand." ~ Charles M Schultz I always enjoyed that quotation partly because there are so many ways to read it. Do you like our species collectively but hate individuals, or do you like our idealized concept, but … [Continue reading] about The Sagan Series: An optimist gazes outward
I'm not sure why, but I've decided to write a blog post every day for the month of May. I expect it will end horribly. In part, it's to get me out of my writing habits. I've been writing more frequently lately, but I lack the diversity I used to … [Continue reading] about Hooray, Hooray, we’re into May, daily posting starts today!
I've always been fascinated by the names given to different groups of creatures. It may seem dull if you're only familiar with phrases like a "pack of dogs" or a "flock of sheep," but those are the easy ones. A "pride of lions" gets more … [Continue reading] about What do you call a group of hipsters?