stories

Protagonists Suck

Protagonists Suck

You know what the worst part of most traditional stories is? The protagonist. Protagonists are never the best part of anything. This is why ensembles were invented. Protagonists are like… walls. They’re functional, and you can decorate them a little bit, but it’s the rare wall that really grabs your…

How The Hell Did I End Up In Michigan?

How The Hell Did I End Up In Michigan?

Welcome back to the Connected States, the project that involves me living in a van for a year, driving around and telling stories. After going live last week I was absolutely overwhelmed by the positive response. I received so many tips, well-wishes, and offers of help that I haven’t been…

A New Geo-Tagged Storytelling Site Might Be The Ultimate Travel Tool

A New Geo-Tagged Storytelling Site Might Be The Ultimate Travel Tool

How do we discover new cities to visit? How do we remember where we’ve been? With all the tools at our fingertips, I’d still argue it’s actually not all that easy. Hi, which just opened to the public today, is a beautifully designed way to find, share, and tell stories…