A 10 panel comic written and illustrated by me! Created for the Washington Post, in this comic I was able to explore the funny quirks that comic with being a True Crime content consumer. Being a true crime “fan” is complicated because you’re often wrestling with consuming it as a form of entertainment and as a form of self preservation — a quasi-survival guide — from those who often didn’t make it themselves.Read on The Washington Post
Every new Netflix docuseries, competing Hulu show, and behind-the-scenes companion podcast sobers me to the dark realities of the world and drives my sense of hypervigilance — for better or for worse. If you look hard enough, anything can look like the scene of a crime. For me, managing that paranoia means writing things down even if it means curating a bizarre collection of notes of (potential) significance. Ultimately, the bit of anxiety that simmers in me is tolerable if it means keeping a victims memory alive, bringing awareness to unsolved cases or collecting evidence that might come in handy in the future.