Stories

Story Junkie

There is a particular thrill that comes with a good story. The lazy way to get this thrill is by way of soap opera or movie. A slightly more involved way to achieve a good-story-high is to read a novel. However, nothing comes close to the adrenaline rush of finding a good story and telling […]

The closest I’ve been to Nightcrawler

The day my comrades at the San Francisco Examiner started respecting me as a photojournalist was the day of the gas line explosion.  It started like we were in a lazily-written, slow-burning news thriller. All members of the paper were present in the newsroom. This was unusual, because most often the reporters were out reporting. […]

Tess Rothstein

The hardest day of my journalistic career thus far was the day I saw my first dead body. I rolled into my internship that hazy Friday morning a little late. I normally got there at nine, making me the first person in the office. On this day in particular, I showed up to the building […]