Megan Koester

entertainment

I Went to the Happiness Museum and Now I'm Sad

The Happy Place is yet another "installation"-based entertainment experience, optimized for Instagram feeds. It did not make me very happy.
Megan Koester
11.30.17
louis ck

I Tried to Break the Louis C.K. Story and It Nearly Killed My Career

Hollywood is only woke when it's politically convenient.
Megan Koester
11.12.17
Culture

I Got Shut Down While Trying to Report on the Louis C.K. Rumours

A couple of years ago, I traveled to a comedy festival in the hopes of asking comedians like Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, and T.J. Miller what they'd heard about Louis C.K. It did not go well.
Megan Koester
10.19.17
Food

I Went to a Brunch Convention to Discover the Secrets of Brunch

Is brunch a stupid meal for the privileged? I set out to find out.
Megan Koester
8.17.17
politics

I Got All My News from Trump's Twitter Feed for a Confusing Five Days

No more FAKE NEWS from the failing 'Times' for me.
Megan Koester
2.3.17
Stuff

Staying Sober in Trump's America

In the wake of a difficult election, I've chosen consciousness over anesthetization.
Megan Koester
12.13.16
Stuff

I Went to a Female Blogger Conference to Learn More About the Career I Accidentally Fell Into

I've never felt a passionate desire to express my "truth" to a wide audience, or to monetize said truth. I just met a guy at an awful open mic years ago, he became an editor at this website, and the rest was herstory.
Megan Koester
8.19.16
Stuff

What It's Like to Attend Your First Pride When You're 32

I'd never been to gay events or dance clubs for one simple reason: I don't go to events or dance clubs, at all.
Megan Koester
7.9.16
Travel

I Went to Spring Break as a Grown-up Woman

Spring break in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, is a month-long celebration of beer-soaked debauchery, which brings in thousands of day-drunk uni students – and me.
Megan Koester
4.4.16
Stuff

We Asked Students Partying at Spring Break if Uni Is Too PC

We went to spring break in Arizona, to find out what uni students thought about the rise of PC culture on their campuses.
Megan Koester
4.2.16
Stuff

My Name Is Megan, and I'm an Alcoholic

When you've got a true problem with alcohol, your only two options are quitting or dying.
Megan Koester
1.22.16
Stuff

The Vile Majesty of Hollywood Boulevard on New Year’s Eve

If you're looking for old Hollywood glamour, my advice would be to stay the hell out of Hollywood, especially on New Year's Eve. It is, to thousands, a perfectly perverse place to drunkenly celebrate the passing of another year.
Megan Koester
1.3.16
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