drew olanoff

aspiring dolphin trainer. comms at @eyeem, formerly @yahoo @techcrunch @thenextweb @textplus #BlameDrewsCancer’er and excited for space travel.


that’s really not what i ordered…again.

well, hello there.

i remember writing one of these oh about….5 years ago. i sat there facing the dr. as he told me that i had hodgkin’s lymphoma, something very foreign to me.

this time, it’s not so foreign…and it’s back. it’s hodgkin’s. and once again i have cancer and i’m not too thrilled about it. i’ve already…


seriously, ama

on monday (3/9/15) , i’ll be doing an AMA on reddit titled: “I’m getting an Auto Stem Cell Transplant AMA”

it’ll be at 3pm ET/12pm PT


frozen.

my stem cells are now safely stored/frozen at UCSF, awaiting my return to the hospital.

getting them from me was quite a trip, one that most people probably don’t even know about. i’m not going to go into every detail but it kinda went like this:

day 1, 2, 3, 4: tons of chemo to kill whatever cancerous cells were left in me


#swabface

when we started #blamedrewscancer five years ago, it started with an inside joke between friends. i can’t even tell you how much strength it gave me to see people beat the shit out of…

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It’s time to start talking about more of the things that really make us who we are, in-depth, and not in 140-character format.

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seriously, ama

sometimes the tech industry gets too insidery. that’s ok, share your thoughts on it here. we’re all in this together.

Sometimes you see or try things that make you “geek out”. Embrace your inner geek and share em.

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roogle geader.

i’m going full autologous

i can’t even pronounce this word, to be honest. the amount of stuff i’m learning about cancer treatment this time around is ridiculous. my brain is nearly full of…


that’s really not what i ordered…again.

well, hello there.

i remember writing one of these oh about….5 years ago. i sat there facing the dr. as he told me that i had hodgkin’s lymphoma, something very foreign to me.

this time, it’s not so foreign…and it’s back. it’s hodgkin’s. and once again i have cancer and i’m not too thrilled about it. i’ve already…


Your Biggest Cheerleader

an awesome email that i got on 9/4/09 from kaylan. i read it every day until the blameathon because i was worried that i couldn’t stay up for 24 hours straight…since…


Trouble Me.


If you have a really bad day, listen to this and reach out to a friend. Or just trouble me. Depression isn’t a death sentence, it’s just another shitty illness.


Hallo EyeEm!

☺☺☺☺☺☺☺☺☺


startups are everywhere. san francisco, philadelphia, seattle, new york city, la and more. i’ve been lucky enough to live and work in those places. i…


the long road back.

how the aftermath of cancer can be just as worse as the actual cancer.


i’m about five years out of having hodgkins lymphoma and i’m still…


about this whole anonymity thing

your hype and dollars don’t make dreams a reality.


post secret. whisper. secret. rumr. anonymity is all the rage these days in…