about

hi, i'm angela.

I love to tell stories.

The point of this site is to tell true stories about things that really happened.

Our stories are ourselves made permanent. I don't think I'm being hyperbolic when I say there is almost nothing so important as a true story told well.

Got a story for me? Get in touch here.

Want to read the stories? Here they are. You could just hunt and peck at random, but here are some questions you can expect to have answered, sorted by topic:

PERFORMANCE
Is Tom Hanks actually as nice on set as he seems? (Kelley Davis-Johnson)
Does Christina Aguilera enjoy Puppetry of the Penis? (Rich Binning)
What's it like to perform in 42nd Street at the Hollywood Pantages theatre? (Patrick Ryan Heffernan)
Do Parisians enjoy Scottish highland dancing? (Erin Robertson)
Are the stars of Will and Grace happy to work with rescue dogs? (Brian Hampton)
What's the fastest way to start a riot at Mall of America? (Jeremy Essig)

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Are Chuck Taylors appropriate for a business meeting? (Dean Browell)
Is starting a bakery with someone basically like being married?
 (Shira McDermott)
Are there any life hacks for entrepreneurial founders who have three kids to get stuff done? (Merideth Schutter)
Is there a solid business model in a sexy-carpenter-for-hire business?  (Ryan Brewer)
Why is it best to avoid golf courses entirely? (Jonathan Rhone)
What the hell are you supposed to do after your law firm unceremoniously fires you for being "unreliable" after your parents' death? (Ashley Syer)

WORLD
Is working for Planned Parenthood in Africa rewarding? How about the U.N.? (Natalie Cartwright)
How can we ensure bleeding-edge technologies are available in African cities? (Riad Hartani)
What's it like to work in Malaysia as the only woman on an executive team? (Jill Earthy)
How come Vancouver's tasting rooms are so small when the beer industry is massive? (Mauricio Lozano)

HEALTH

What is erotomania? (Jessica Stephens)
What's the best thing to yell after getting a kidney transplant? (Joel Solomon)
What is the journey like from conservative evangelical Christian to queer, polyamorous, pansexual sexpert and therapist? (Adam Maurer)
Why is it important to keep talking about HIV and sexual health? (Gwenn Barringer)

ADVENTURE

Is learning to scuba dive when you have a lifelong fear of swimming a good call? (Abhi T.)
What happens when a Broadway actor gets stuck halfway down a mountain in mid-New Jersey? (Freddy Arsenault)
Should you marry a man who sweeps you off your feet and move with him to Colorado? (Samia Mounts)
How would I stack up in a midnight duel against a raccoon during a cross-country bike ride? (Cait Giddings)
What are the warning signs of a heart attack if you are young, healthy, and a non-smoker? (Im Lynde)

WRITING+JOURNALISM
‍‍Is unionizing at a large legacy news organization like the Los Angeles Times in any way similar to Dungeons and Dragons?(Matt Pearce)
Exactly how great is Shaquem Griffin of the Seattle Seahawks? (Brian Pluta)
How does a molecular biologist become a supervising video producer at NPR? (Mito Habe-Evans)
What's it like to dance around Rockefeller Center dressed as a giant tomato? (Sarah D. Bunting)





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