I tried to take a nap before writing this letter. I had a feeling it was going to take a lot out of me, and I wanted to be rested. But as soon as I lay…
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On a plane last night, I sat next to a young man on his way back to college, where he was enrolled for summer semester. He told me that, as a kid, he’d…
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Something cool happened this week: we got the go ahead to announce that The Mirror Game (a movie which I wrote, and my friend Will Stribling directed…
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Welcome to the first official issue of Metaforia! Thanks for subscribing. I hope and plan to come to you weekly. The content of this newsletter will be…
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You know that feeling where something special is happening in the present moment, and you’re right there in it, but just for a moment you step out of…
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In mid-April of this year, a childhood friend posted a screenshot of an email she’d received. It was from a company that makes hip, modern cookware. But…
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It was my first visit to The Ripped Bodice, a romance-forward bookstore in Culver City, California. Any employee pointed me toward a book called A Study…
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Now that socialization is back on the table for many of us, we may find ourselves sharing stories from the Year Apart. Or...maybe you’re finding that…
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Imagine that it is Saturday, the night before Easter. You’ve been at church for an hour already, listening to lengthy, familiar Bible passages and…
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Not long after I moved to Los Angeles in 2014, I decided I’d better buy a map of the city. It wasn’t for driving directions — I had my phone for that…
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I have my pick of weird little things this week that I could blow into an entire essay. I heard the faint sound of an AM radio station that my laptop…
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...This past weekend, I was far from Los Feliz. Planes, trains, and automobiles were all a part of my trek to the capital city of Indiana. Somehow, I’d…
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