on writing – column 2

ON WRITING – COLUMN 2: “MURDER YOUR DARLINGS.” Col. 2: It’s figuratively and literally etched on my being. “Murder your darlings.” I spent my senior year spring break in Costa Rica. It was during that trip that I came across the feisty phrase and, during that same trip, I had it tattooed across the arch […]

profile: pro piercer – shane ocell

PROFILE: PROFESSIONAL BODY PIERCER SHANE OCELL – a man who professionally puts needles through nipples, navels, nostrils, etc. The scent of antiseptic fanned past my nose as I walked in. A bald man, brawny and easy on the eyes, stood behind an L-shaped glass case of jewelry. The sleeves of his shirt rolled up above his elbows and […]