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"The Promise to Recover (The Pressure to Say You're OK)"
The Los Angeles Times
"Beyond the Boundary Principle"
The New York Times
"Leasing Los Angeles"
The New York Times
"Why the Oscars Need a 'Best Soundtrack"
Cultural Opinion for The Atlantic
"Hit or Miss: My Plunge into LA's Medical Marijuana Pool" [PDF] [+*Updated Online Version]
The Financial Times Magazine
"Itzhak Perlman: An Honest Appreciation"
The Los Angeles Times -- Perspective Essay
"Uncurbed Enthusiasm: Larry David, HBO, and the Man Behind the Camera"
Film Profile for Salon
"A Fight to Say No to Chemo"
Los Angeles Times Op-Ed
"Did Mozart--and Other Composers--Plagiarize?"
Music Opinion for Slate
"Interview with The National's Luthier"
"Hear at Home: Kurt Masur's NY Phil"
The New Republic
"Wrestling Demons: Tim Burton, Johnny Depp Remake the Movie Musical with 'Sweeney Todd'" [pg. 1] [pg. 2]
"'Lost' Sounds: How One Composer is Bringing Live Music Back to TV"
"Hollywood's Film Music Rebel Scores"
"The Master's Class: Inside the Heifetz Society"
Music & Film Features for The Los Angeles Times
"Nico Muhly, New American Musical Storyteller" (Long-form version)
"David Byrne: Ageless Innovator"
Music Profiles for Departures
"Interview with a Plus One"
Tales from the Writer's Room: A Brief History of Funny Notes from Hollywood Executives
Comedy Feature for Rolling Stone
"The Rise of the Natural Computer"
Tech, Health, and Science Feature for Popular Science
"The Big Chill: How to Become a Relaxation Drink Millionaire"
"Making the Grade: The Twentysomething Who Took College Guides Digital"
The Bounty Hunter: How the Man Who Reinvented E-mail is Revolutionizing the Way We Find Stuff"
Business Stories for Hemispheres
"A Performance Course for the Ages"
"Elvis Tourns Tourist"
"The Painter of Modern Music"
"Jeff Garlin: Appetite for Production"
"Baumbach Lands on Family Island"
"The Seinfeld Biography About Nothing"
"What Was Bach Thinking?"
Music & Film Features & Opinion for The New York Sun
"Reading (Umberto) Eco-Conscious"
"Meet Jonathan Lethem's Other Family: Stan Lee and 3-CP0"
"Shedding Old-World Baggage for Some New"
Book Reviews for The S.F. Chronicle Book Review
"Blame the FAA"
Aviation Feature for Travel + Leisure
"Strings Attached: Rare Violins as Investments"
Feature for Bloomberg Pursuits