• In Dust We Trust (Playboy)

    Sep 12, 16 • Blog, Publication, SliderNo Comments
    In Dust We Trust (Playboy)

      My latest writing: a firsthand report of naked showers and prayers being answered during my spiritual voyage through Burning Man for Playboy. Excerpt below, full article here.  I already can’t wait to go back next year!   “Watching the dust and the ashes rise up in the air as the Temple burned into oblivion, [&hellip...

  • Finalist in the Southern California Journalism Awards

    May 24, 16 • Blog, Event, SliderNo Comments
    Finalist in the Southern California Journalism Awards

      The moment my parents have been waiting for: to tell their friends that my Playboy work has been nominated for an award. Two of my Playboy.com videos are finalists in the 2016 Southern California Journalism Awards by the L.A. Press Club: “The Best Thing to Consume at Music Festivals is Not What You Think” [&hellip...

  • Recap: Presenting at Playboy’s NewFront 2016 in NYC

    May 16, 16 • Blog, Event, SliderNo Comments
    Recap: Presenting at Playboy’s NewFront 2016 in NYC

    Last Friday, May 13th, the Playboy team presented our first ever NewFront in New York City, unveiling our slate of upcoming digital projects. I talked about the brand’s legacy of journalism and how myself and others are furthering its digital future with edgy, unfiltered documentary pieces. Sharing the stage was David Hochman, a long-time journalist [&hellip...

  • Journalista: Inside a Cartel Tunnel and Beyond Shows the True Cost of a Border (Playboy.com)

    Apr 12, 16 • Blog, Photos, Slider, VideoNo Comments
    Journalista: Inside a Cartel Tunnel and Beyond Shows the True Cost of a Border (Playboy.com)

    Donald Trump’s recent claims he would build a physical wall between the U.S. and Mexico if he were elected president have led to discussions of a wall’s cost and value. However, the U.S. has already been paying for a border—with lives that are put on the line every day by the Border Patrol. On the [&hellip...

  • Massive National Drug Deal Set to Take Place for Good Cause (Playboy.com)

    Apr 11, 16 • Blog, Photos, SliderNo Comments
    Massive National Drug Deal Set to Take Place for Good Cause (Playboy.com)

    Check out my latest article on a legal drug deal that will be orchestrated by the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). Basically, they are going to buy one kilogram of pharmaceutical-grade MDMA for their FDA and DEA-sanctioned research on MDMA-assisted psychotherapy.  That is, once they reach their fundraising goal of $20 million.  Read my [&hellip...