Writing Samples

Top Posts (All Time, In Order)*
  1. Photo Essay: Rancho Los Amigos, Abandoned County Poor Farm, Downey (Exterior)
  2. Photo Essay: George Air Force Base, Abandoned & Consumed
  3. Furnishing an Art Deco Apartment on a Dorm Room Budget
  4. Not What I Moved to California For
  5. Photo Essay: Surfridge, LAX's Beachside Ghost Town, Part One
  6. Photo Essay: Inside Greystone Mansion
  7. Photo Essay: Hughes Aircraft Company Campus
  8. The Hudson River's Only Castle on an Island
  9. Photo Essay: The Rock Art of Dunsmore Park, Former Home of Mt. Lukens Sanitarium
  10. Photo Essay: Lanterman Developmental Center, Pomona, Haunted & Closing
  11. Photo Essay: Santa's Village Theme Park, Abandoned
  12. The Forbidden Haunted Mansion of Spadra Ghost Town
  13. Photo Essay: Verdugo Hills Cemetery - Deteriorated, Vandalized, and Washed Away
  14. Inside the Belly: Steinway & Sons Piano Factory Tour
  15. Photo Essay: San Pedro's Sunken City
  16. Photo Essay: Low Tide at Dead Horse Bay
  17. Photo Essay: The Wall of Toys at the Garden of Oz
  18. Photo Essay: The View from a Famous Mapmaker's Estate
  19. Nevada Test Site: A Matter of National Security
  20. Open Letter to My Future Roommate
*updated January 2015

Other Blogs/Online
KCET: Travel and SoCal Wanderer
DiscoverLosAngeles.com: Profiles on The Ace Hotel, Los Angeles Athletic Club, Hotel Normandie
Atlas Obscura Society Adventures
Your Hollywood Hills
Extra Criticum
Smith Magazine (+ Six Word Memoir of the Day)
Fortune / CNN.com "Career Wisdom in Just 6 Words"
deLaB "Making LA: 28th Street Apartments Tour"
Malibu Creek State Park "My Visit"
The Shoestring.com - "The Circumstantial Cheapskate"

Print
Six Words About Work (Smith Magazine)
The Sun Runner Desert Writers' Issue (Aug/Sept 09) - "The Call of the Salt"

Contests
Winner - Sum Up 2010 in Six Words (Smith Magazine / WNYC / NPR) (one winning entry here)
Winner - Six Word Resolutions 2010 (Smith Magazine / WNYC / NPR) (one winning entry here)
Winner - Six Words on New York City (Smith Magazine)
Winner - Six Words on the Digital Life (Smith Magazine / PBS / Frontline) (one winning entry here)

PR/Communications
Victoria's Secret Sexy New Soundtrack announcement (Ultra Records)
Pitbull Double Platinum announcement (Ultra Records)
Shiny Toy Guns - Girls Le Disko announcement (Ultra Records)
Ultra Records 2009 Year In Review (Ultra Records)
Joseph C. Phillips, Jr. biography (composer)

Web Copy
Bucklesweet Media Official Site