for Book Riot Prior to the 2016 presidential election, the majority of my “knowledge” about Russia came from the television show, The Americans. I peripherally followed the prosecution of Pussy Riot and had some general knowledge of the Cold War from Rachel Maddow’s book, Drift, but I hadn’t made an effort to learn more about […]Read More
This piece is part of the regular Ask Katie* advice column series at The Fix. A few months ago, my father got his second DUI and now his license is suspended. As a result, I have to drive my younger siblings everywhere, do the grocery shopping, and run other errands while my dad sits at home. I […]Read More
For The Establishment
The grief I felt after the election of Trump made me confront a tragedy in my past.
For Rolling Stone
Though programs discourage “mood-altering substances” for recovering addicts, cannabis extracts might be far safer than the opioid alternatives.
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for Book Riot There were too many painful losses to count in 2016, and the death of Carrie Fisher was among the most painful for me. I’ve never seen any of the Star Wars movies–-I never got around to it as a kid and now it’s just fun to watch people’s horrified reactions when I […]Read More