Author: botfriendly

Botfriendly is the alter-ego and profile of Lindsay Lauck, an SLC-based photographer and freelance writer/self-described gonzo journalist who works in the tech industry. Her past experience includes a mix of fashion, outdoor sports and general story-telling. Mostly, though, she's busy trying new beers, talking about her dog, defending the oxford comma, and trying to pass as a human being.
June 7, 2017 / / Reviews
May 3, 2017 / / gonzo journalism
April 21, 2017 / / Life Advice
January 27, 2017 / / rant
December 31, 2016 / / writing projects


December 13, 2016 / / gonzo journalism

How many people have years like this? How many years like this do you have in your entire life? One, maybe two or three? I’m so completely grateful for coming out the other end of it transformed that it’s humbling.

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October 26, 2016 / / general

Things have gotten rough, but I feel like I’m coming back up for air. So I wanted to point out a few important reminders while I can for anyone going through a similar story. To be fair, I may only be catching my breath in between waves (and the next one might be a big one with the holidays).

Read the PostComing up for air

August 2, 2016 / / general
June 24, 2016 / / gonzo journalism
April 21, 2016 / / general

Groeningisms refer to the act of daily easter egg-like content that an audience comes to know and love. There’s something about that daily exercise. The daily act of coming up with something clever, or funny. Or, maybe not funny. Maybe something really devestaing—just dark, who cares?

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