“You Hang Up First: Just Ten More Minutes” Special Episode

This summer, I teamed up with University of Wisconsin Professor Catalina Toma to record a podcast all about our relationships and how technology is changing them. You can already hear episodes on 89.9 WORT FM every Wednesday on the 6PM News. In October, we roll out […]

Bourdain, A Hemingway In Our Time

  Anthony Bourdain’s death in June hit me profoundly and silently, in the dark place where souls and secrets reside. Whereas most of my heroes are long gone (Hemingway, Neruda, my father), Bourdain lived among us. He discovered our streets, dined with our president, lived out our […]

The New AleVida

AleVida is getting a mini-update. This blog was created by one of my best friends, Harrison Wheeler, six years ago. Back then we were both just kids in Iowa City. We’d just graduated from the University of Iowa and were searching for how to make […]