Category Archives: Non-Sports

My Weekend in Portland: Hop City

Title: My Weekend in Portland: Hop City
Date: June 19, 2013
Original Source: Beergraphs
Synopsis: Beergraphs has launched – it’s a site dedicated to analyzing beer trends, ratings and culture. I contributed a post for the “Barely Beer” side of the site, focused on beer experiences and tasting, about my trip to Portland where I tried 20 different beers in a weekend.
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On (Potentially) Being A (Definite) Beersnob

Title: On (Potentially) Being A (Definite) Beersnob
Date: June 10, 2013
Original Source: Beergraphs
Synopsis: Beergraphs has launched – it’s a site dedicated to analyzing beer trends, ratings and culture. On the site’s second day, I dropped an article on potential flaws in beer analytics, because we’re all “beersnobs” if we’re rating and analyzing beers.
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Life in the Background: My Day as TV Extra

Title: Life in the Background: My Day as TV Extra
Date: June 5, 2013
Original Source: Low Culture, High Concept
Synopsis: My friend Trev Smith launched his own sports-and-culture fusion site, and I provided a guest post detailing my day as an extra on the set of Psych.
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Vancouver seeks local grads to fuel tech growth

Title: Vancouver seeks local grads to fuel tech growth
Date: March 20, 2013
Original Source: The Thunderbird
Synopsis: Sometimes you’ve gotta go outside your comfort zone. For this term-end school piece, I teamed up with Jeremy Cothran to take a look at the divide between new grad supply and experienced developer demand in Vancouver’s tech industry. Note: This article will be nominated for a 2013 COPA.
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Vancouver Set to Become Portland

Title: Vancouver Set to Become Portland
Date: January 16, 2013
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: A fake, Onion News-style article on Vancouver City Council voting to become Portland.
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Geoff Frigault Owns Asiago Dip, Chefs Everywhere

Title: Geoff Frigault Owns Asiago Dip, Chefs Everywhere
Date: January 11, 2010
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: After a month off from writing over the holidays, I returned to write about…food? This article was a joke, but he really did make the hell out of that dip.
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Very Drunk GMIL Review

Title: Very Drunk GMIL Review
Date: March 12, 2008
Original Source: The On Deck Circle
Synopsis: I realize that this is probably an article I should have opted to ‘ignore’ in creating this archive (I did this with one early article, due to quality, not content), but I’ve opted to include it as a historical record of my ability to write coherently while intoxicated.
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