Cover of a zine titled Defying Gravity: A zine about internet dating and the force of attraction

Defying Gravity

"Defying Gravity" is a collection of Tinder profiles that explores the nature of internet dating and the force of attraction. A concluding essay discusses body language as well as the etymology and physics of gravity. Published for the 2015 East Bay Alternative Book and Zine Fest, it is available at Needles and Pens in San Francisco, Pegasus Books in Berkeley, Issues in Oakland, and online at Gauss PDF.


5.5” x 8.5”
52 full-color pages
Tabloid centerfold

Interior spread featuring two Tinder profiles. On the left, a man jumps on the stage of a theater production; on the right, a man jumps in front of a nature landscape

Interior spread featuring four Tinder profiles. In each profile is a man on a skateboard, mid-air

Interior spread featuring an essay and two images: one of James Dean and another of a man hula hooping