Select Pieces


The Feral Child: After a death in the family, a father and son become unwitting art dealersOxford American (print)

The Protest Club: Teen activists face down the pressures of social media stardomThe Baffler Issue No. 45 (print)

Hitting the road: Why “skoolies” are one of the fastest-growing subsets of the van life community  — Curbed

The Misadventures of an Idealistic Restaurant in Cut-Throat New York — The New York Times, cover story for the Metropolitan section (print)

They were waiting for the Big One. Then coronavirus arrived.MIT Technology Review (print)

I spoke about the story on Deep Tech, MIT Tech Review’s podcast.

A Controversial Autism Treatment, Feuding Parents, and the Two Sons Stuck in the Middle – Jezebel

How to Make it Big in Hip-Hop When Your City Pretends You Don’t Exist  — Pacific Standard

Is a Jewish Fraternity Like AEPi Only for Jews?  —The Forward, investigation and cover story (print). The story received a 2017 award for Excellence in Religion Reporting from the Religion News Association. 

Can the Bible of Weed Survive in the Age of Vaping? — Medium

Exodus: After 90 Years in Manhattan, Can Streit’s Matzo Reinvent Itself Upstate?  The Village Voice, cover story (print). Picked by Longreads as one of the top five longform stories of the week. 


The Pied Piper of Parrots — The New York Times (print)

Can Technology Stop the Duane Reade-ization of New York? — The New York Times (print)

Trading the Noisy Gay Bar Scene for the Knitting Circle — The New York Times (print)

Miss Subways Is Back. This Year, a New Wave Rocker Takes the Crown. — The New York Times (print)

How Instagram Became Divisive for Female Fly-Fishers— Outside

The Portlandia Effect: How Did the Show Change the City It Satirized? — New York Magazine

‘Meet a Muslim’ — Pacific Standard

Fear and Loathing in Cascadia — The Baffler

Hoop dreams — Curbed

A Painter Who Merged Korean Art Traditions with Abstract Expressionism — Hyperallergic

This Sports Bar Was Struggling — Until It Went Kosher and Business Took Off — New York Magazine

Inside Aarmy, the Next Great Group Fitness Cult — GQ