Luke Darby is currently an editorial fellow at the Dallas Observer. Think of it as a journalism residency.
Luke holds a Masters Degree in Journalism from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Millsaps College in Jackson, MS. While in grad school he interned at Newsweek International and the websites for The New Yorker and New York Magazine, and in undergrad at the Jackson Free Press.
Ayana Hampton and her fierce pumps
Only one post this past week but it was a fun one and my first theater review for Mixmaster (and ever). I never thought my very basic knowledge of drag culture would be so useful while working.
Things Got Weird at Out of the Loop Fest Last Night, with Ayana Hampton’s Morning After Mar. 15, 2013
11th Century North African Quran in the British Museum | Wikimedia
Another week of posts for Dallas Observer’s news blog, Unfair Park, and culture blog, Mixmaster. Shaquille O’Neal speaks at an academic conference on the science of humor, a Texas politician actually attempts to ban all religion from courtrooms, and I get to spend eight hours in an appeals hearing in Dallas City Hall.
Appeals Board: Fired 911 Call-Takes Was Definitely Wrong, is Definitely Still Fired Feb. 22, 2013
Shaquille O’Neal Will Give the Keynote for a Humor Research Conference at SMU Friday Feb. 22, 2013
State Rep.’s Anti-Sharia Proposal Could Target All Religions, Not Just Islam. Progress! Feb. 20, 2013
Tim Tebow to Address First Baptist Church, Because That’s What Tim Tebow’s Good For Feb. 18, 2013