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Dr. Dre Talks Legacy, In Illustrated Form: http://blogs.ocweekly.com/heardmentality/2015/07/dr_dre_talks_legacy_in_illustrated_form_1.php Illustrated post I penned for OC Weekly Music. 
Ice Cube may have leaked the release date of Dr. Dre's new album, the soundtrack to Straight Outta Compton, during...
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Wilco's Jeff Tweedy Reflects On His Career, In Illustrated Form. Illustrated post I penned for OC Weekly Music:
What's better than new music? New music for free! Wilco surprised fans by releasing their ninth studio album as a free...
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Ed Sheeran Explains Himself, In Illustrated Form. Illustrated post I penned for OC Weekly Music: 
There hasn't been a redheaded male pop star as popular as Ed Sheeran since Rick Astley. (Unless you consider Elton...
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Bizarre is one way to put it, an urban legend that’s become real could be another after a Hawthorne woman says she was cut by a razor blade while searching through a pile of kitchen towels at Target.
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#GROUPLOVE​ Talk About Image, In Illustrated Form: http://blogs.ocweekly.com/heardmentality/2015/07/grouplove_talks_about_image_in_illustrated_form.php Post I penned for OC Weekly​ Music.
Grouplove's creative journey to success is how we imagine Andy Warhol's Silver era in present times: 'The Factory' was an...
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Check out my shots from Summerland 2015, featuring #Everclear#Toadies, #Fuel and #AmericanHiFi!! :)
Everclear's frontman Art Alexakis didn't allow a broken foot to prevent him from hosting and rocking out during this year's 'Summerland 2015' tour. '90s music fans sang along to alt rock hits — and new songs — from American Hi-Fi, Fuel, Toadies and (of course) Everclear at Irving Plaza on Tuesday night. "I'm tired of bands who don't play instruments," Alexakis told the crowd. "Aren't you tired of bands who don't play instruments?!" Yes. Yes, we a...
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Words From Wayne Coyne's Lips. Illustrated post I penned for OC Weekly Music featuring Flaming Lips' eccentric frontman. #waynecoyne   #theflaminglips   #flaminglips  
We want some of the Kool-Aid Flaming Lips' frontman Wayne Coyne is drinking with his 20-something-year-old girlfriend and their BFF...
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What an ordeal it was to shoot (and attend) this show!! Citi Field is a bitch to travel to, but... FOO FIGHTERS. :)
Despite his broken leg, Dave Grohl roared and riffed his way through the Foo Fighters' nearly three-hour set at Citi Field on 7/15/15 for this stop on t...
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Exxon knew of climate change in 1981, email says – but it funded deniers for 27 more years: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jul/08/exxon-climate-change-1981-climate-denier-funding #climatechange   #globalwarming   #exxon  
A newly unearthed missive from Lenny Bernstein, a climate expert with the oil firm for 30 years, shows concerns over high presence of carbon dioxide in enormous gas field in south-east Asia factored into decision not to tap it
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I shot this photo of Dave and it just keeps getting MEME-d. :( lol: http://www.alternativenation.net/dave-grohl-slams-the-kardashians #davegrohl   #foofighters   #kardashians  
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl does not want to watch Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
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10 Things To Know Before Moving to L.A. http://www.globalyodel.com/…/10-things-to-know-before-movi…/# Post I penned for one of my favorite sites, Global Yodel!! 💋🌴
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Reflections From Michael Jackson: http://blogs.ocweekly.com/heardmentality/2015/06/reflections_from_michael_jackson.php Illustrated post I penned for OC Weekly Music.
It's hard to believe Michael Jackson died six years ago. What's even harder to believe is that -- according to...
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Freelance photographer + writer who contributes to Rolling Stone, OC Weekly, LA Weekly and Village Voice.
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I am available for freelance assignments.

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My cat loves me.
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Gender
Female
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Occupation
Freelance photographer + writer who contributes to Rolling Stone, OC Weekly, LA Weekly and Village Voice.
Skills
Photography, writing, illustrating.
Employment
  • Village Voice
    Photographer/writer/illustrator, 2014 - present
  • O.C. Weekly
    Photographer/writer/illustrator, 2012 - present
  • L.A. Weekly
    Photographer/writer/illustrator, 2011 - present
  • Jena Ardell Photography
    Photographer, 2008 - present
  • Adorama
    Writer/web editor/Photo Zap Critic, 2011 - 2012