Lisa Beebe

Content Strategist, Copywriter, Writer

Full-time freelancer based in Los Angeles

I write everything from lifestyle, tech, and relationship articles to personality quizzes. I've worked with Nickelodeon, TeenNick, Freeform, Playboy, Los Angeles magazine, LA Weekly, Mel Magazine, Rodale's Organic Life, and CBS LA, among others.

I'm flexible about whether or not my byline is used, and have experience with branded/sponsored content.
Categories
Content Types
Article, Blog Post, Ad/Promotional Copy, Website Copy, Social Copy, Interview
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New York University, Bachelor of Arts in English
Los Angeles, CA, USA|English
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Published Content

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laweekly.com
Article
As It Turns 21, Art Share L.A. Is Keeping Art — and Artists — in the Arts District

Art Share L.A.'s executive director Cheyanne Sauter talks about what the DTLA arts organization has accomplished and shares its vision for the future.

May 22, 2019
lamag.com
Article
10 Years. Nearly 3,000 Shows. Countless “Fringeships”: A Decade of Hollywood Fringe

As the Hollywood Fringe Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary, several longtime participants share how the festival has changed their lives.

June 14, 2019
lamag.com
How L.A. Bars and Restaurants Have Adjusted to the Plastic Straw Ban (and So Can You)
May 28, 2019
kcet.org
Article
Noun Project Hackathons Add Female Icons to the Digital World

The Noun Project holds design hackathons to create public-domain icons that feature positive representations of women in leadership roles. I went to one and wrote about it.

April 5, 2019
playboy.com
Article
From Touch to Touchscreens with Performance Artist Tiffany Trenda

Performance artist Tiffany Trenda explores how humans interact with technology, and how tech affects our relationships with each other. (In the process, she's sometimes mistaken for a robot.)

March 22, 2019
nadnowjournal.org
Article
At 90, Frank Gehry Is Still Building His Legacy

In the film "Frank Gehry: Building Justice," the famed architect and his team work with students from Yale School of Architecture & SCI-Arc on new approaches to prison design.

April 15, 2019
overtureglobal.io
Article
3D Printing Plastic Waste into Practical Field Solutions

Advanced yet portable 3D printing—especially from recycled source materials—may revolutionize quick installation of replacement parts and simple equipment.

likeabossgirls.com
Schedule Your Way To A Successful Podcast
March 7, 2019
likeabossgirls.com
Article
How to Cope with a Job You Hate (Hint: Watching Aggretsuko on Netflix Helps)

If you hate your job, Retsuko is your spirit animal.

January 24, 2019
lamag.com
Interview
Isabella Rossellini Wants to Make You Laugh—and Also Save Endangered Chickens

An interview with Isabella Rossellini about her stage show Link Link Circus, which focuses on animal cognition and costars a rescue dog.

January 22, 2019
cartwheelart.com
Interview
Kim Martindale, Producer of the LA Art Show, Has Big Plans for the Show’s Future

A short Q&A about what to expect from the 2019 LA Art Show.

January 15, 2019
laweekly.com
Article
The Museum of Drunk History Is Loaded With Learning and Laughs

For LA Weekly, I visited the pop-up Museum of Drunk History at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills.

January 11, 2019
lamag.com
The Autry Museum Is Investigating the Histories of Griffith Park—and It Needs Your Help
December 12, 2018
playboy.com
Article
Lust at First Sight On the Plane Ride Home

Experts share advice on how to flirt mid-flight.

December 17, 2018
laweekly.com
Article
J.K. Simmons Talks About His Complex Counterpart, Returning to Starz

Interviewed Academy-Award winning actor J.K. Simmons about the challenges of playing dual roles on the TV series Counterpart, which is entering its second season on Starz.

November 28, 2018
playboy.com
Article
Want to Grab a Beer and Throw a Few Axes?

Urban axe throwing is like bowling, but with an edge—a sharp edge. I talked to people from the World Axe Throwing League, National Axe Throwing Federation, and axe-throwing venue Bury the Hatchet, to learn about the sport's rise in popularity.

November 13, 2018
laweekly.com
Article
Riding the Sexy Liberal Blue Wave With Stephanie Miller

Progressive radio host and comedian Stephanie Miller's Sexy Liberal Blue Wave Comedy Tour is bringing liberals together—and helping them cope.

November 6, 2018
forbes.com
Article
For This Southern California Restaurant, Being Plastic-Free And Polystyrene-Free Is Easy

Kris Buchanan, the founder of GOODONYA Organic Eatery in Encinitas, says running a plastic-free restaurant is easy. She's been doing it for years.

October 21, 2018
likeabossgirls.com
Voting In The Midterms: Everything You Need To Know About The 2018 Election
November 1, 2018
forbes.com
Article
Why This Social Entrepreneur Started A Business And A Nonprofit Together

To emphasize NuttZo's authenticity, social entrepreneur Danielle LiVolsi started the nonprofit Project Left Behind at the same time.

October 19, 2018
playboy.com
Article
Uncovering 'The Art of the Sea': A Reminder of What We Have to Lose

A new art exhibit at Manhattan's Quin Hotel, entitled The Art of the Sea, is a reminder of the ocean's magnificence—and a fundraiser to help protect it from climate change.

October 17, 2018
lamag.com
Article
Cult Icon Elvira Is the 1980s Feminist Hero We Need Right Now

The movie Elvira, Mistress of the Dark came out 30 years ago. Cassandra Peterson looks back and explains how her character became an icon.

October 16, 2018
likeabossgirls.com
Blockchain Technology Basics: An Introduction to Cryptocurrency
August 17, 2018
forbes.com
Article
How Listening to Farmers Fuels The Growth Of A California Sandwich Chain

As they launch a new Mendocino Farms location in Pasadena, California, Mario Del Pero and Ellen Chen—the sandwich and salad chain’s founders—share how building deep relationships with their farmers has helped them succeed as a conscious capitalist company.

October 15, 2018
argonautnews.com
Article
Message in a Bottle

To draw people’s attention to the problem of plastic pollution, artists Jana Cruder and Matthew LaPenta designed a plastic bottle nearly 30 feet tall — a piece of litter so big, it’s literally impossible to ignore.

October 3, 2018
laweekly.com
Article
At the Craft and Folk Art Museum, Three Artists Use Their Work to Call for Change

Merion Estes, Sherin Guirguis and Uzumaki Cepeda have concurrent solo shows at the Craft & Folk Art Museum. Here, they talk about the messages in their work.

October 11, 2018
lamag.com
Feel Like Throwing an Axe Right About Now? We Have Some Good News
September 27, 2018
lamag.com
Two Bit Circus, a New "Micro-Amusement Park" in DTLA, Isn't Just for Kids
August 22, 2018
likeabossgirls.com
By Starting Small and Staying Focused, Dormify Found Room to Grow
September 6, 2018
laweekly.com
Article
Feline & Fabulous: Meet L.A.'s Celebrity Cats

What are the lives of celebrity cats like? To find out, I went to CatCon and interviewed the people behind four famous Instagram cats: Shrampton, Sir Thomas Trueheart, Waverly McTinybeans and Morris, the 9 Lives cat.

August 14, 2018
lamag.com
The Leimert Park Village Book Fair Is Celebrating South L.A.'s Connection to the South
August 21, 2018
cartwheelart.com
Kelly “Risk” Graval Talks Sculpture, Sharks, and Curating the Mayfair Hotel
August 16, 2018
lamag.com
Metro Is Bringing a Retro Arcade to Union Station
September 20, 2018
lamag.com
Article
If You Love Pasadena, This Book Will Make You Love It Even More

I talked to Colleen Dunn Bates of Prospect Park Books about the third edition of Hometown Pasadena, a gorgeous photo book about Pasadena and its people.

August 14, 2018
cartwheelart.com
Article
Gabba Gallery’s Jason Ostro Talks Art, Music, and Giving Back to the L.A. Community

I talked to Gabba Gallery's director/curator Jason Ostro about music, art, and the upcoming group show, "Remix: The Art of Music."

August 4, 2018
laweekly.com
Article
Cultural Wonder Barnsdall Art Park Offers Unique and Acclaimed Youth Arts Programs, and So Much More

While Barnsdall Art Park isn’t exactly what Aline Barnsdall envisioned in 1919, it has become a valuable cultural resource, even beyond Los Angeles.

August 9, 2018
lamag.com
Article
The Dog Days of Summer Are Here—and So Are the Dog Events

When the Year of the Dog meets the dog days of summer, dog-themed events start popping up all over.

August 8, 2018
laweekly.com
Article
Venice's Beyond Baroque Celebrates 50 Years of Nurturing Literary and Artistic Talent

Beyond Baroque in L.A.'s Venice neighborhood is a cultural landmark.

August 8, 2018
mirabelsmagazinecentral.com
Article
Miya Cech Shines Brightly in 'The Darkest Minds'

I interviewed 11-year-old actress Miya Cech about her first feature film role, Zu in 'The Darkest Minds.'

July 31, 2018
lamag.com
Article
Pieces of Southern California’s Wildfire-Ravaged Landscape Have Become Haunting Sculptures

Artist Darren Sarkin talks about his first solo show at Radiant Space in Los Angeles, a benefit for wildland firefighters.

July 30, 2018
lamag.com
At This Compliment Battle, Comedians Kill Each Other with Kindness
July 25, 2018
laweekly.com
Article
Nerd Out on This Comprehensive Guide to L.A. Comic Book Stores

A guide to comic book stores in and around Los Angeles.

July 11, 2018
lamag.com
Delicious Little Tokyo Is an Inside Look at the Neighborhood’s Fascinating Culinary Heritage
July 17, 2018
playboy.com
Article
Meet AprilFoolChild, Who Is Making the Right Kind of Noise With Her Soulful Music

An interview with singer/songwriter (and "flutebae") Brielle, a.k.a. AprilFoolChild.

July 6, 2018
lamag.com
Local Bartenders Are Dishing on All the Crazy Stuff They See Working Behind L.A.’s Bars
June 22, 2018
lamag.com
An Outdoor Pop-Up in Griffith Park Is Helping Bees One Selfie at a Time
June 19, 2018
lamag.com
Article
How Free Shakespeare in the Park Became One of L.A.’s Best Summertime Traditions

This summer, Independent Shakespeare Co. celebrates its 15th year of free performances in Los Angeles parks.

June 30, 2018
playboy.com
Article
What Makes a Jihadist? A Nazi? The Science of Extremism

Michael Kimmel, author of the book 'Healing from Hate,' explains what attracts young men to violent extremist beliefs.

June 22, 2018
laweekly.com
Article
Roll Into the Rollicking Theater Experience Known as the Hollywood Fringe Festival

A preview of the weird and wonderful plays included in the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival.

June 8, 2018
lamag.com
Article
Even the Entertainment is Vegan at This New Food Festival Downtown

The first-ever Vegan Playground festival is bringing more than 60 vegan vendors from various industries to Pershing Square in DTLA.

June 14, 2018
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