Shea Serrano

For the past four years Shea Serrano has been semi-obsessed with experiencing everything the city has to offer; lucky for him, he's found a few publications and websites willing to pay him to do so.

Experience

Shea Serrano is a freelance writer living in Houston. He's a columnist for the Houston Press and Houston magazine. He's also written for the Village Voice, Filter magazine, URB magazine, Mental Floss magazine, Texas Observer, Dallas Observer, and a slew of other places.

Shea Serrano

Houston is by far the most underappreciated big city in the world. It's less smug than Paris, more hospitable than New York, and less Austin-y than, well, Austin. I'm extremely happy that people pay me to go out, experience its thorough greatness, and then write about it. I don't know if there's a much better job than that. Although, I suppose that if I could convince the aforementioned people to pay me to only do those first two things, that might be better.

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