Recording my first foray into audio storytelling was a new flex for my creative process

Photo: Getty Images/uf76


Do you think it started with you? Read a book.

Photo: Courtesy of Getty Images/Conny V
  • Malachi & Call-Out Culture: You may think call-out culture originated with Twitter, but no — Malachi told the Israelites he knew they weren’t obeying Old Testament law, whether or not they’d posted about it. All we needed was an all-seeing prophet with a megaphone, and boom, a trend was born.
  • Paul & Double-Texting: Paul wrote to the Corinthians twice without…


Because you have to be ready

Photo: Getty Images/millann

The Ex-Jock-Turned-Sensitive-Nerd


Because it’s not just a shot. It’s who you are.


  • How many shots do you need? You…


  • Having cousins: It really seems like once my siblings don’t live with me anymore, they’re my cousins. Especially if I find their political views offensive. …



Versus what you actually did

An over the shoulder shot of a group of mid-adult women enjoying a celebratory toast together in a bar.
Photo: SolStock/Moment/Getty Images


I need antibodies to prevent hangovers, stat

A hand holding a syringe against a light pink background.
Photo: Paper Boat Creative/DigitalVision/Getty Images


Because no one went out the way they came in

A frustrated person wearing an apron, looking down at a kitchen bench covered in flour with a bowl on a cutting board littered with eggshells.
Photo: Kmatta/Moment/Getty Images

Ginny Hogan

An LA-based writer and stand up comic. I write for a bunch of places and I wrote a book, follow me on Twitter @ginnyhogan_ to learn more

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store