Victoria Blake

Kettle writer and World section editor who likes all things planetary and extraterrestial.

Contributor’s Recent Activities

SXSW 2017 recap
South by Southwest (SXSW) 2017 was hardly enough to capture in one week. As a first-time attendee, new experiences ensued as Victoria Blake hiked her way through the week in downtown Austin, Texas.
The New York Times, media, journalism, truth, Victoria Blake, Kettle Mag
The New York Times' new marketing campaign: 'The Truth Matters Now More Than Ever'
World Editor Victoria Blake takes a look at the meaning and motives behind the New York Times' new marketing campaign.
Rio Grande River, Texas
Around the world with Victoria Blake
Victoria Blake reveals her travel tastes and aspirations.
Marc Spitz, music, culture, writer, Victoria Blake, Kettle Mag
One Last Play: A Tribute to Marc Spitz
From the ‘80s onwards, Marc Spitz was a senior writer for Spin Magazine, the New York Times, contributing music writer to Vanity Fair, and wrote biographies on Mick Jagger, Green Day, Twee and the late David Bowie to name but a few. Victoria Blake takes a look back at the writer's life.
Kettle tries... the Fitbit Blaze
Usually I am skeptical when trying new fitness techniques. I started running cross country when I was 13, and have moderately kept up with the sport ever since. However, College and life moved on and my motivation to stay fit has not, this is my experience trying to stay fit, with a Fitbit Blaze.