Taia Handlin is a fabulous Portland native currently working and writing in New York City. She received her BA in Gender Studies from Whitman College, where she spent four years amongst the onions of Walla Walla, Washington.
Taia's writing interests include feminism, space, and bizarre human interest stories. Before joining BTR as a social media and editorial intern, she wrote about politics and pop culture for BUST. She has also been known to write plays about space and aliens.
When not writing she likes to sleep, read Carl Sagan, and do as many squats as her legs can handle.
NYC band Activity is a supergroup of sorts, with Travis Johnson, Steve Levine, Zoë Browne, and Jess Rees coming from the excellent bands Grooms, Field Mouse, and Russian Baths. This particular… | watch
Joe Virgillito chats with Prof. Gerald Friedman about COVID-19 and the case for Medicare For All. J. McVay and Jacqueline Soller discuss 2011 movie, ‘Contagion.’ Plus a preview of Scoville Unit’s upcoming BTR Live Studio session.