About Deanna Ogle

Deanna Ogle hails from the greater Detroit area and her work has appeared in The Good Men Project, The Printed Blog, and Provoketive Magazine. She is studying journalism and religious studies, and writes at her personal blog Soul like a Spider. Loves: carnations, iced espresso, and watching movies with her husband. Find her at Twitter, Google and Facebook.

Indie Spiritualist: A No BS Exploration of Spirituality (A Review)

Spirituality for those who know there is something bigger than ourselves, but are tried of institutions, labels, price tags, and fluffiness.

Bill Murray on the Last Time He Saw Gilda Radner

Here’s one way to say goodbye.

Eyes Devour

Deanna Ogle reflects on grief, David Rakoff, and fireworks.

NASA’s It Gets Better (Video)

As part of an inclusive workplace, NASA employees sharing their personal stories and talking about how it gets better.

If You Saw a Megaphone and Sign That Said “Say Something Nice,” What Would You Do? (Video)

What would you say into the megaphone?

What Do You Think of Patrick Stewart’s Response to a Fan’s Question? (Video)

A fan starts her story with, “Let me tell you a thing, about an amazing man named Patrick Stewart.”

Slam Poetry: How Falling in Love is like Owning a Dog

You might be surprised by the similarities, but not in the way you might expect.

Faitheist: A Review

A review of a book about a young, gay atheist, his journey through religion and sexuality, and his thoughts on the importance of interfaith work.

A Man Gives a Toast at His Ex’s Wedding Who is Marrying His Best Friend

Hear the toast and humorous retelling of a famous fable in rhyme from David Rakoff’s final book.

One Couple, Two Fortune Cookies (Video)

“A couple on the brink of a breakup has an intimate conversation in a restaurant, unaware that their every word is being closely monitored. However, not all is as it seems.”

How Would You Feel If These Stats Were True About Your Child’s School District? (Video)

What percentage of students in Philadelphia will go on to graduate from college? The answer will shock you.

Dad and Daughter Film Last Dance Together at Her Wedding Before He Died of Cancer (Video)

This is love.

Use This Infographic to Quickly Match Shirts and Ties

Patterns, colors, proportions, oh my!

Project Maps Hate Speech Through Twitter (Infographic)

How hateful is your section of the country? Twitter provides the answer.

David Foster Wallace’s “This is Water” Speech is Now a Beautiful Short Film (Video)

DFW’s famous commencement speech has been turned into a short film.

Are You Ready for the Brood? (Video)

They’re loud, they’re proud, and they’re seventeen years in the making.