about Alex

As copywriter for Esurance, Alex had professional experience in everything from film to literature to (thanklessly!) correcting the grammar in friends' emails. As a fervent Minnesota sports fan, he spends most of his non-writing time gently weeping into cereal bowls.

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5 Seriously Cool Gas Stations Across the U.S.

Who knew fueling up could be fun? At these 5 cool gas stations, a pit stop isn’t nearly long enough.

Getting there

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7 Apartment-Hunting Tips to Help You Avoid a Mental Meltdown

One Esurance writer chronicles his move from L.A. to San Francisco — and the apartment-hunting tips he learned along the way.

Smart technology | Smart home

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Get a (Free) Sober Ride Home on New Year’s

Getting home safe on New Year’s has never been easier (or cheaper). We’ll show you 4 sober ride options that don’t cost a thing.

Safe and smart | Getting there

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5 Green Home Tips This Winter Holiday (and Convincing Cases for Each)

The holidays are a time of giving … and, sadly, wasting. Celebrate smarter this year with these green home tips.

DIY hacks

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5 Snowmobile Safety Tips You’ve Never Considered

Get practical advice you can (and should) put to use on your next snowmobile trip.

Safe and smart