I Asked Chat GPT to Write a Money Diary: Ventura, California

Pop Culture Crime
4 min readOct 24, 2023
Photo by Alexander Grey on Unsplash

As somebody who loves to read Refinery 29’s Money Diaries, I wondered how well GPT-4 could write one of its own.

I started with a vague request: Write a money diary in the style of Refinery 29’s Money Diary posts set in Ventura, CA. I got a pretty generic response. I decided that wasn’t exactly what I wanted, so I asked it to get a little more specific.

--

--