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Me talking to people on television

I'm a culture correspondent for Vice News Tonight on HBO. To me, 'culture' means anything that keeps you on your couch, or makes you want to get up off it. So: everything.

Here's some of my favorite segments below. You can see more here.

The underground weed market

 California is now poised to become the world’s largest legal weed marketplace. But some underground growers aren't happy about that. November 2016.

The Last Library Just Closed In Douglas County, Oregon (HBO)

Voters in rural Douglas County, Oregon were faced with a simple choice: raise property taxes by a few dollars a month per household, or close down their entire library system. They voted against the tax increase, all 12 of the branches in the county shut their doors.

We were there the day the last library closed.

Japan: Death by Overwork and 'Premium Friday'

There's two issues here: the Japanese government's efforts to reduce the phenomenon of karoshi (death by overwork), and Premium Friday, a kinda-sorta-but-not-totally-related campaign to combat long working hours by encouraging businesses to let their employees off a couple hours earlier on the last Friday of every month. 

Rachel Dolezal: VICE News Tonight on HBO (Full Segment)

I hung out with Rachel Dolezal in her home and art studio to discuss her memoir, "In Full Color."