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Kardashian Kult(ure)

19 Minute Read  ✍🏻 December 2017
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Kim, Khloé, Kourtney, Kendall and Kylie. Like an alliterative roll-call of Disney princesses, the five sisters of Kris Jenner’s powerhouse have become the ultimate fantasy for Millennial women. With a combined social media following of 700 million impressionable young people, the Kardashian-Jenners now influence the equivalent of 9% of the population of Earth.

Fiction

The Runner

3 Minute Read  ✍🏻 January 2018
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Overwork and pressure have put grit in his blood. Skin shadowy, tanned ashen from artificial light, mouth soured by stale air, back teeth aching from the lock-jaw of stress. There is shrapnel in his back; shot through with gristle, steel cables of torsion in his neck. His blood pumps thickly and sluggishly, sludging through brittle arteries, pooling as concrete in his chest. Later that night, insomnia mocks sleep, acid burning through bone-dry eyelids. Blinking blindly in the sickly glow of dawn, the road offers an escape.

Business

Dream Responsibly

17 Minute Read  ✍🏻 April 2019
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In an age when the aspiration to be an entrepreneur has exploded—egged on by all those Apprentice-esque TV shows that make such a mockery of the profession—it’s hardly surprising that the gap between fantasy and reality now resembles the Grand Canyon. This article is intended as an antidote to those typically saccharine popular portrayals.

Fiction

Well, Why Not?

⏱ 10 Minute Read  ✍🏻 September 2017
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I am walking to the central Monument in the bright May Sunshine. I am carrying a paper bag that contains a sandwich, a bottle of sparkling water and an apple. The content of the sandwich is not important.