What if you weren't famous but people treated you as if you were? That is the peculiar circumstance I have often found myself in; I look very much like a certain celebrity - my own identical twin. An actress with high profile roles in movies like Christine and Dragnet, and in TV shows like Baywatch, Alexandra has long been a recognizable face, which means my own face is famous too.
In this essay I explore the strange world of celebrity from the perspective of an ordinary person, examining identity, fame, and the hilarious and sometimes creepy pitfalls of misidentification.
Get the short kindle e-book here: http://www.amazon.com/Almost-Her-strange-dilemma-nearly-ebook/dp/B011CGCKRQ
And if you want it as a real book: http://www.greenapplebooks.com/book/9781940838816
I'd spent my whole life believing I would never marry. Then the Supreme Court ruled that gay marriage was legal. Suddenly, I was a little freaked out. http://therumpus.net/2013/09/now-that-we-can-maybe-we-wont/
Tech Page One
Here are a few very short, light-hearted articles on the intersection of technology and lifestyle, written for an online website called Tech Page one:
You're going on a date. To google or not to google? https://powermore.dell.com/tech-culture/google-google/
Confused on how to wish someone happy birthday in this modern era? An quick guide: https://powermore.dell.com/technology/happy-birthday-to-talk-text-or-tweet-that-is-the-question/
Sometimes being a writer is boring. But sometimes it feels as if you are doing loop-de-loops near snow capped mountains. That's because sometimes you ARE. I take a tandem flight near the Eastern Sierras with one of the best paragliders in the world for a story in Sunset magazine: http://www.sunset.com/travel/outdoor-adventure/paragliding