J. Fergus

J. Fergus

J. loves writing about the vices of life — decadent food, strong drinks, potent cannabis, and increasingly invasive incredible technology — as well as culture and relationships. You might have seen their name in Foodbeast, Tastemade, Chowhound, and The Spruce Eats. They use they and she pronouns, but they're always Mx. Fergus.

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