Profiles | Criticism | Reporting | Magazine Features
"If You Were Cool, Rich, or Bad Enough to Live Here, You'd Be Home" [PDF w/photos] (Cover Story)
Online Text Version
Winter 2013 Print Edition Cover Image
"Sound + Vision: On the Future of Sheet Music, My Family's Literature" (Spring 2013)
"Sound + Vision" PDF w/art
Essayistic Cultural Features for VQR
"Why the Oscars Need a 'Best Soundtrack' Category"
Cultural Opinion for The Atlantic
"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
"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
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"
"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
"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
"Blame the FAA"
Aviation Feature for Travel + Leisure