BIO

Born and raised in the Bay Area, Jody Amable is a freelance writer and editor specializing in music coverage. When she's not working, she's probably baking, attempting to learn the accordion, or watching a Law & Order episode she's seen 20 times already.

Jody Amable's Articles

My Top 10 Ultimate Eyeroll Sheroes

A few weeks back, I got looped into an Instagram chat with some coworkers from one of my gigs, who were snarking about the fact that the company we used to share office space with had posted a photo... Read...
Jody Amable    |   09.27.16 12am   |   SHARE
OK, but WHAT IS HE HOLDING IN HIS HANDS

Why Do We Keep Telling Women Not To Feed The Trolls?

I couldn’t help but assume the reason these people were telling me not to say even a word to this troll was because women aren’t supposed to fight back. We’re supposed to rise above — to “not stoop... Read...
Jody Amable    |   08.30.16 12am   |   SHARE
"I am one of the least sporty people you’ll ever meet, but the drama and the smile-on-your-brother pathos pull me in." Image: Unsplash, Agberto Guimaraes

Why I Have A Complicated Relationship With The Olympics

There are a lot of things to hate about the Olympics.
Jody Amable    |   08.18.16 12am   |   SHARE
So, like, am I a fan now, everyone? Image: Thinkstock.

A Grown-A** Woman Reads Harry Potter: Drunk Hogwarts History Edition

The neighbors turned their lights off. My dog fell sound asleep. I kept reading. And at 1:03 am, I finished. All was well.
Jody Amable    |   08.12.16 12am   |   SHARE
“How are you?” he said as I passed him. And that’s when I started to panic a bit. Image: Christian Koch/Unsplash.

Worst Feminist Ever: What Do I Do When An Old Guy Calls Me 'Sweetie'?

If I let everyone off the hook for extenuating circumstances like, “He’s over 50, so he probably just doesn’t know any better,” no one’s ever going to stop calling me “sweetie.”
Jody Amable    |   07.22.16 12am   |   SHARE
Support your local brick-and-mortar bookstore! Image: Jody Amable.

A Grown-A** Woman Reads Harry Potter: The Magic of Death 

So far, Deathly Hallows is, to me, about the divide between the living, the dead, and the living who have seen death. Harry and I are part of an exclusive club: Those under 30 who have experienced... Read...
Jody Amable    |   07.15.16 12am   |   SHARE

Adia Victoria: Southern-Born Songstress

Creator of grungy, gritty rock and roll with a poet’s heart, her critically-lauded record, Beyond the Bloodhounds, tells tales of a tumultuous childhood and split geographical identity.
Jody Amable   |   07.14.16 12am   |   SHARE
The premise is pretty simple: We each give you one thing to watch, one thing to listen to, and one thing to read over the weekend.

Read/Watch/Listen To This: We Don't Even Mention The Election ONCE Here Edition

Stress-free Interneting is of utmost importance this week. We've got you covered.
Jenni Berrett & Jody Amable   |   06.9.16 1pm   |   SHARE
Reading in paradise. Image: Jody Amable.

A Grown-A** Woman Reads Harry Potter: The Half-Baked Prince

I was waiting to finally not like a Harry Potter book, and folks, I found it. Half-Blood Prince was boring.
Jody Amable    |   06.2.16 12am   |   SHARE
The premise is pretty simple: We each give you one thing to watch, one thing to listen to, and one thing to read over the weekend.

Read/Watch/Listen To This: Tater Tot Warriors Edition

This chihuahua protecting her tater tot added a solid 5 years to my life, I'm pretty sure.
Jenni Berrett & Jody Amable   |   05.26.16 9pm   |   SHARE