The Life Wife Podcast, A Conversation with My Pal Kate Purdy!

Stacy: You recently sent me a photo taken by Matt a few years ago at your house in Echo Park. How does it feel looking at that photo and thinking of our experience recording Life Wife? Kate: That photo definitely made me feel sentimental. It’s when my dog, Ladybug, was still alive, and before you … More The Life Wife Podcast, A Conversation with My Pal Kate Purdy!

New Orleans: A Travel Guide at Entropy

  I wrote something about in-between places, when I was somewhere in-between: The crashed minivan’s headlights will be on, pointing out, softly illuminating dust particles. Walking closer to the vehicle, you will realize it’s freshly abandoned. No cops in sight. No survivors to be found. Should we? Look at your husband. Keep going? A blonde … More New Orleans: A Travel Guide at Entropy

M Train by Patti Smith or How To Be Alone and In Love

This one is about her husband. I heard this often. This one is about her husband. Just Kids, Patti Smith’s previous book about artist Robert Mapplethorpe, had me at the first page. It’s romantic and scrappy: an account of friendship before fame, sickness, and death. Her prose elevates a holy sense of specifics, this hard … More M Train by Patti Smith or How To Be Alone and In Love

Whales

I was born in a whale, but the whale was dead, so I thought: okay. Let’s deal with this. I didn’t know how to push. I sat there for a while and considered the art. It’s maybe a miracle. The impulse to move. I thought I could do that. I waited. I tried again. It … More Whales

“Mouth” featured over at The Rumpus

  I’m pretty excited to announce that “Mouth” (one of my comics) is featured over at The Rumpus today! This piece was made for and excerpted from “Back to Abstraction,” a short film that I developed with friends: Matthew Quezada, Kyle Klutz, R. Chett Hoffman, Patrick Wells, Tim & Wendy Pei-Sandburg, Penny Coghlan, Anthony Duran, … More “Mouth” featured over at The Rumpus