Rob Pursell is a writer and journalist based in Southern California by way of the University of Miami. Having been published by GrindTV, Thrillist, SLAM Magazine, The PBS NewsHour, Watchdog.org, The Daily Caller, and Bleacher Report, among others, Rob spends his time trying to cover the unique and eccentric stories within society. Outside of reporting you can usually catch him on a mountain or the nearest body of water. He has the annoying habit of petting strangers' dogs, and most of his jokes aren't funny. You can follow him at @robert_pursell if you'd like.