I’m an award-winning writer, producer and host.
I unwrap big, important cultural topics and make them funny and accessible.
I’m known on the internet as Pop Culture Pirate.
I am a freelance writer and producer. Before going freelance, I was an executive produce at Refinery29 where I launched the Strong Opinions Loosely Held franchise and syndicated it to Facebook Watch, Amazon and Snap. I also hosted the weekly live talk show, The Ladies Room, and scaled video content by 250% resulting in 500% increase in video views. I speak frequently about the power of pop and digital culture, most recently at MIT, Harvard Law School, Savannah College of Art and Design and SxSW.
Outside of work, I’m a Women in Technology Fellow at NYU School of Engineering. My US Copyright Office testimony helped win crucial exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, setting the stage for video to dominate across social platforms. My solo gallery show resulted in a US Copyright Office White paper on internet meme culture.
Strong Opinions Loosely Held began as a top 10 podcasts on Apple Podcasts and then I adapted it into a weekly show in 2017 where it grew to an audience of over 700K fans, making it the fastest growing franchise at Refinery29. From there it was syndicated to FB Watch, Amazon and Snap. SOLH won a DigiDay Award and was a Webby Honoree and had the amazing opportunity to bring in brand dollars thanks to partnerships with Spotify, ESPN, Lean Cuisine and NPR. Guests include Glenn Close, Rebecca Traister, Rosanna Arquette, Dr. Robin DiAngelo, Dr. Brittney Cooper, Rent The Runway CEO, Jennifer Hyman, Tan France and Alysia Reiner. You can watch all the episodes here.
We tackle topics like:
Why are there so many shows about wives if women are delaying marriage if marrying at all? Answer here.
Why are white people the WORST at talking about race? Answer here.
Why is women’s pain taken less seriously? Answer here.
What’s up with the trend of working ourselves to death? Answer here.
WTF is Bitcoin and why should I care? Answer here.
As a politics and entertainment correspondent, I make fun, sharable red carpet videos that make traditional media relatable on the internet!
I host The Ladies Room, a weekly live celebrity-drive talk show about pop culture and politics. The show takes place from the women’s bathroom since that’s usually where all good revolutions start!