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LA, NY & Colorado
Freelance Journalist
Covers:  culture, digital journalism, science, arts
Doesn't Cover: meat, wu-wu, sports, terrorism

Freelance journalist, https://t.co/fPOvN0kmLq contributor. Blogger & social media strategist for @milehipi

What was your first job as a journalist?

Wrote an article for The Fly --- a Fringe NYC journal about off-off-Broadway theater.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

As a kid.

How is social media changing news?

I don't know. I'm not much of a new person. But at least it doesn't alienate me the way it did. Since I consume it now. Sort of.

Powerful Black-Hole Wind Ruffles Spiral Galaxy

space.com — A huge, windy swirl of gas - usually found in the largest, most active galaxies - commands the center of a spiral similar to the Milky Way and may disrupt the galaxy's star formation process, new research shows.
Feb 02, 2016

My new article for Space.com --> Powerful Black-Hole Wind Ruffles Spiral Galaxy shar.es/1hLjT8 #astronomy

Pluto's Blue Bands Get High-Resolution Makeover

space.com — Pluto's blue bands shine spectacularly in the highest-resolution image yet of the dwarf planet's atmosphere. Shown in approximate true color, the band of blue haze is actually a mosaic of four panchromatic images captured by the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), juxtaposed with four-color data from the Ralph/Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC), as the New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto on July 14.
Jan 26, 2016

Pluto's Blue Bands Get High-Resolution Makeover shar.es/1hZeFv <--- Space.com just published another one I wrote.

The Right Stuff, Online: Space Agency Crowdsources Astronaut Test

space.com — Want to help the European Space Agency (ESA) crowd-test its astronaut selection? A new website lets the public take part in an online astronaut-selection test, which the European Space Agency (ESA) will use to refine the way it chooses astronaut candidates.
Jan 26, 2016

The Right Stuff, Online: Space Agency Crowdsources Astronaut Test shar.es/1hlUvo <--- my latest Space.com article.

Jan 27, 2016

Take the European Space Agency's astronaut selection test: bit.ly/1VrIsYo pic.twitter.com/YvY8Gnyt01

Private Investigators and Honeytrapping

pursuitmag.com — Is honeytrapping an effective way to test the loyalty of your partner? Susanna Speier investigates. Although it has been associated with everything from espionage to gold digging, Urban Dictionary's #1 definition of " honey trap " is a scenario "where a woman pays another woman to flirt with her boyfriends to see if he flirts back, a way to check if her boyfriend is faithful."

NASA's Europa Mission Will Hunt Down Moon Dust

news.discovery.com — An inside look at the dust-analyzing instrument that will fly on NASA's upcoming mission to the ocean-harboring Jupiter moon.

Sherlock Holmes on Halloween

milehi-pi.com — By Susanna Speier Denver Private Investigator Blogger The first collection of the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, on display now at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS) was published on October 31, 1892. The book was dedicated to the man who inspired Arthur Conan Doyle to create Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Joseph Bell.
Nov 02, 2015

RT @milehipi: We found the best Halloween Sherlocks on the internet. Check them out here: bit.ly/1NjN7uo pic.twitter.com/0sinmw4NR0

horror movie with a solidly represented private investigator

milehi-pi.com — By Susanna SpeierDenver Private Investigator Blogger Spoiler Alert - plot points get revealed in this article If you want to see a great horror movie featuring a private investigator portrayed with professional integrity this Halloween, go see Crimson Peak, directed by, Guillermo del Toro.

Nichelle Nichols, African-American Astronauts Honored at Gala

news.yahoo.com — DENVER - "Beyond and beyond and beyond," sings Nichelle Nichols. Nichols' voice hits the back of the hangar housing the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum. Nichols accepted the Ed Dwight Jr. award here on Aug. 29 at the Shades of Blue Gala - but not for her role on "Star Trek" as Lt.
Sep 17, 2015

RT @TimesGoogle: #Science Nichelle Nichols, African-American Astronauts Honored at Gala: DENVER — "Beyond and beyond and beyond... yhoo.it/1P4AqSw

Is Trustify the "Uber" of the private investigator world?

milehi-pi.com — Following its June 2015 launch,has garneredtons of media attention. Most recently, it was featured in Pursuit Magazine, a trade publication for detectives and private investigators.

The Denver Private Investigator Blogger meets Chicago’s iO Theate

denverprivateinvestigator.wordpress.com — By Susanna Speier Denver Private Investigator Blogger CHICAGO - I am standing onstage, front and center. Members of Sears Tower, the night's featured comedy improv troupe at Chicago's io Theater are grilling me on the details of my personal and professional life: "What did you eat for breakfast this morning?"
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Feb 08, 2016

Haha Tinder feels the Bern! RT @Jerusalem_Post Two Sanders supporters back on Tinder after brief ban dlvr.it/KS8S1X #BreakingNews

Feb 08, 2016

My friend Jesse Harrison gives the low down on all the super complicated recording industry stuff. blog.sonicbids.com/comparison-of-…

Feb 08, 2016

RT @NASANewHorizons: Round & round, we'll tell you why... #Pluto's moons rotate so uniquely. youtu.be/JEMmJSJzGoQ via @YouTube https://t…

Feb 07, 2016

Hey @KennyO69 I thought of you when Bruno Mars performed Uptown Funk at halftime. And yes, I listened closely to the drummer;-)

Feb 07, 2016

Thanks, @tracy_karin I'm not a bit football fan but still associate football with the hometown team & wish they'd change. #ChangeTheName

Feb 07, 2016

This aired during the 2014 Super Bowl. It's 2016 and I'm still ashamed of my hometown football team. mic.com/articles/80835… #SuperBowl

Feb 07, 2016

I also do hands-on SpaceBling building workshops for girls (ages 5-12) who love planetary science. @tracy_karin pic.twitter.com/mnnLbIQwwS

Feb 07, 2016

I don't have a SpaceBling presentation. Though I could connect you with an astronomer who has presented with SpaceBling @tracy_karin


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