Julie Walmsley is an LA-based freelance journalist. Past work includes LA Weekly, The Real Deal, and the early days of Patch (when it was actually good). Lately she is interested in the lives of smartphone app-contracted microlaborers and everyone in LA juggling a side hustle or two because, as an independent journalist, she feels their pain. Check her hustle score @JWalmsleyJourno.
Latest Posts From Julie
Feb 13, 2017
The Best LA Fitness Options for Commitment Avoiders
It’s still close enough to New Year's that your resolution to get fit doesn’t seem untenable -- but your schedule’s a beast, shopping gyms is tiresome, and sometimes Waze lies to you, trapping you on the 405 when you really believed you might get to Pilates in time to finally give it a try.
Nov 19, 2016
Looking to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone? We Braved a Los Angeles Fire-Dancing Class.
Until last Wednesday, I was pretty sure that people who danced with fire were either can’t-let-go Burners unable to return to normal life the other 51 weeks of the year after Burning Man, or comprised of a group of the personality disordered -- or maybe both.
Sep 21, 2016
LA's Now Got a Netflix for Sweet Toys and Gear. Here's How It Works.
You shouldn’t have to be rich to throw a spontaneous backyard movie night, host a day of games with chest-high Connect Four and oversized Jenga, or roll hard at the campground with your solar USB charger, laser-like headlamp, and French press.
Aug 26, 2016