Writing isn’t the most social job ever. That’s why one of my favorite gigs as a writer is interviews. I love being able to talk to someone I admire so I can ask them questions that lead to answers that they want to get off of their chests.

I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing filmmakers and performers that I grew up watching on screen, which is a surprisingly life-affirming experience. And I’ve gotten to meet new people I that have gone on to inspire me in the process. 

Here are some of the highlights from my time writing for SFWeekly and Four Two Nine, including a few familiar faces and a several emerging ones.