Ashley Bardhan is a writer from New York who covers culture, weird internet stuff, and other things people like. At Inverse, she assists with writing and producing Musk Reads, an innovation-focused newsletter covering Elon Musk and related topics. In general, Ashley is interested in the cultural implications of art and tech, aiming to highlight social issues in her work. Her writing has appeared in places like Bitch, Mel Magazine, and Destructoid, where she has a column about women and video games, and she writes about music for Pitchfork and Bandcamp Daily. She earned two BA degrees from the University of Rochester, one in Brain and Cognitive Science and the other in Creative Writing. Her work at the school paper, the Campus Times, earned her a grant upon graduating in 2020. Ashley really likes cheese but can't eat it too often.