Author of The Monopolists + The Kevin Show (March 2018). At large, mostly sports and biz, via @NYTimes + @WSJ + @Gawker (RIP) + Oregon 🌲. Read my things.

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@marypilon — 9,585 followers, 2,367 tweets

@aznfusion @jmkliegman @NautilusMag I was only paid after threatening legal action when my invoice was several months past due. Sadly not the only pub where that’s the experience. Keep fighting, because writers who deliver on deadline should be PAID on deadline, too. ✊🏻
I had the opportunity to observe, report on, and study the US Senate as a teenager and it changed my life. Amazing to think if Moore is elected how many parents (like mine) would not feel safe sending their daughters.
The world may be spinning off its axis, but it is still completely riveting to be seated next to a couple breaking up over brunch. “You’re negative, but I’m insecure. How is the toast?”
This quote smacked me in the face this morning, sharing with the rest of the class: “The price one pays for pursuing any profession or calling is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.” -- James Baldwin
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