Profiles | Criticism | Reporting | Magazine Features
"If You Were Cool, Rich, or Bad Enough to Live Here, You'd Be Home"
Or Hollywood's Obsession with the Architecture of John Lautner [PDF w/photos] (Cover Story);
Online Text Version;
Winter 2013 Print Edition Cover Image
Sound + Vision: On the Future of the Sheet Music, My Family's Literature (Spring 2013)
Sound + Vision PDF w/art
Essayistic Cultural Journalism for VQR
"Uncurbed Enthusiasm: Larry David, HBO, and the Man Behind the Camera"
Film Profile for Salon
"Nico Muhly, New American Musical Storyteller" (Long-form version)
"David Byrne: Ageless Innovator"
Music Profiles for Departures
"A Fight to Say No to Chemo"
Op-Ed for The Los Angeles Times
"Hollywood's Film Music Rebel Scores"
"The Master's Class: Inside the Heifetz Society"
"Wrestling Demons: Burton, Depp Remake the Movie Musical with 'Sweeney Todd'" [pg. 1] [pg. 2]
"'Lost' Sounds: How One Composer is Bringing Live Music Back to TV"
Music & Film Features for The Los Angeles Times
"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"
"Evils 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
"Tales from the Writers' Room"
Comedy Interviews for Rolling Stone
"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
"Are We Ready for 'Post-Racial' Comedy?"
Comedy Interviews for GQ
Travel Feature for The Faster Times
"Blame the FAA"
Aviation Feature for Travel + Leisure