CONNECTING UNRELATED THINGS
IN UNEXPECTED WAYS
Passionate about news, culture, trends and ideas, I create content worth consuming for publications like The Globe & Mail, The National Post, Elle Canada, Fashion Magazine and Doctor's Review.
And yes, I blog.
I am a Toronto-based writer who combines an award-winning background in marketing and communications with a journalistic instinct for irresistible ideas and original perspectives. Capturing your attention and imagination with compelling concepts and unexpected news angles is what I love doing. And what I do best.
RECENT WORK FOR FASHION MAGAZINE
SEPTEMBER 2019 - COVER STORY
The unexpected rise of #SoberCurious
Inside the social movement that invites you to consider the quietly revolutionary possibility of never waking up hungover again.
#MeFirst: Can Our Newfound Sisterhood Survive the 9-to-5?
While the #metoo movement inspires solidarity, here's what needs to happen for women to really start supporting one another in success.
MAY 2019 - COVER STORY
Are You the Right Kind of Curious?
How consciously pursuing the right kind of curiosity can make your life better and bigger.
Spirituality 2.0: What's in It for You?
While modern spirituality can smack of superficiality and ‘spa-ishness’, the cultural forces urging us to create made-to-measure belief systems are anything but frivolous.
AUGUST 2018 - COVER STORY
The Dark Yet Life-Affirming Magic of Self-Deception
It's conventional wisdom that lying to ourselves is a character flaw but is there an upside to avoiding the truth?
The Problem with Outrage
What if, the angrier we get about everything, the less we care about anything?
SUBJECTS OF FASCINATION
In the name of a good story, I have checked into North America’s only civilian boot camp; delved into the secret lives of cowboys at an Alberta cattle ranch; weighed the pros and cons of being stranded on a Chilean island with nothing but a piece of Gucci luggage, and witnessed an island wedding at which the groom was the surprised guest.
I've also had the privilege of interviewing such luminaries as Mireille Guiliano (French Women Don’t Get Fat), British humorist Stephen Clarke (A Year in the Merde), scientist and futurist David Brin, JP Delhomme (The Cultivated Life), marketing provocateur Ryan Holiday (Trust Me, I’m Lying), American entrepreneur Peter Shankman and murderous socialite Patrizia Gucci.
INTERVIEW WITH MIREILLE GUILIANO FOR THE GLOBE & MAIL
"I used to wonder how one of our employees could afford a mink coat on her salary until I learned she was on a 10-year payment plan."
YES, I BLOG
I blog about whatever (or whomever) is turning heads and making headlines right now.
My mission: to explore media, cultural and political moments that pack an outsized punch.