Red Carpet with Shawn Mendez, Calvin Harris, NF, and more

There's no guidebook for this job. As great as it is, it's solely a process of trial and error. No one walks you through, "here's what to do and what not to do on a red carpet." I was sent to cover the iHeart Radio Jingle Ball 2018 featuring Calvin Harris, Shawn Mendez, Bazzi, Bebe…

Getting Paid to Go to a 5 SOS Concert (an update on my latest writing adventures)

My Dallas Observer editor gave me two free tickets to go see 5 Seconds of Summer at the House of Blues Thursday. Isn't that crazy? And I'm getting paid for this, too! After a lot of going back and forth with publicists and managers, my editor was able to score tickets and let me know…

A Documentation of My Coffee Shop Obsession

I noticed that when one scrolls down an Instagram feed, there are certain themes. Things that recur and develop a narrative if you stitch up all the matching posts. The development of a relationship, a talent, or an obsession can sometimes be traced in Instagram history. I decided to document my obsession with coffee and…