Clusters of Eden

I translated an infamous nineteenth century origin myth into modern english because the story reveals why the first humans migrated over the Bering Strait into Alaska more than ten thousand years ago.

Or to put it another way, this is how a feud over roasted bear paws led to the discovery of America.


The worst job I ever had changed my life, it also got me subpoenaed by the Colorado State Attorney General’s office. I told the whole tale to Nick White and we worked together to turn part of that story into a podcast for UnFictional.

Bay of Smokes

Smog came to Los Angeles one morning like a stranded hitchhiker. It was July 8th, 1943, and we were at war, but this attack was something new. How Angelenos reacted to the fumes was clouded by reactions to their new enemy: Japan