It’s weird to be talking so much lately about growing up poor when I’ve spent my life pretending that I didn’t and or feeling ashamed about it all. Now, as the subject of white, rural poverty seems to be in the miasma of the 2020 election and some think it’s a Rosetta Stone to understanding … More history remembers those who write the elegies
I spent a couple of hours at Elkhart’s Concord Mall today. This is a mall near to my heart. I cannot count the hours I spent there, the happy times, the ears pierced, the popcorn eaten, the stickers bought. Not now, anyway. … More Concord Mall
This popped up in my inbox the other day, and, oh Ticketmaster, you don’t know what you’re asking. How do I describe for other Monkees fans – or for anyone, for that matter – how the concert was? How do I describe how any of this has gone? Begin at the beginning. It’s a very … More Now It’s Part of You
Hi, I’m Meg. Thanks for dropping by. I’m a writer with a bent toward cultural commentary and analysis. I write about the interesting place where media and culture meet, and how they influence and shape each other. From detailed academic research to offbeat stories about the world around me, I hope to entertain and enlighten … More Welcome!