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Comic doesn’t let accident douse his spirit (March 22, 2012)

A feature about UNCG student Leo Mark Hodson, a stand-up comic, or “sit-down comic” as he calls himself, who was paralyzed from the neck down in 2009 after falling from a balcony. Despite the challenges he’s faced, his sense of humor thrives.

An Often Awesome film series, friendship (Dec. 9, 2010)

A feature about Often Awesome, a Web series by two Greensboro filmmakers chronicling their friend’s daily life and unwavering spirit since being diagnosed with ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

The writer ‘so many of us want to be’ (March 9, 2010)

A profile of Greensboro-based writer Drew Perry, chronicling the inspiration and process behind his successful debut novel, “This Is Just Exactly Like You.”

New puppet play reaching for the stars (Sept. 29, 2011)

A cover story about Greensboro’s Jabberbox Puppet Theatre, an adult puppet theater company launched by writers Marianne Gingher and Debby Seabrooke in 2009. The long-time friends write, direct and perform in all of the plays and create all of the puppets, backdrops and set pieces.

Painter’s exhibit inspired by James Joyce (Sept. 1, 2011)

A profile of Fritz Janschka, a 92-year-old Austrian artist and James Joyce aficionado. Joyce’s work was the subject of a series of paintings Janschka displayed at the Weatherspoon Art Museum in Greensboro. He has been painting Joyce-inspired pieces for about 50 years.

A visual history of North Carolina’s pottery (Jan. 5, 2012)

A cover story about a collaborative exhibit between the North Carolina Pottery Center and the Mint Museum that showcased North Carolina’s rich history of pottery from the 1800s to the present.

Greensboro native premieres new film (April 12, 2012)

A profile of UNC School of the Arts graduate Nate Meyer and his film “See Girl Run.” The movie, starring Robin Tunney of “The Mentalist” and Adam Scott of “Parks and Recreation,” screened at the RiverRun International Film Festival in Winston-Salem.

Triad youngster a regular on hit TV show (Jan. 26, 2012)

A profile of Jackson Pace, a Triad resident and actor on the hit TV series “Homeland.” Pace plays the son of a Marine who returns home after going missing in Iraq eight years earlier. I interviewed him shortly after the show won Best TV Drama at the Golden Globes.