I write about culture, technology, business and lifestyle for major publications including the New York Times, the Guardian, VICE, and The Atlantic.
The Agony and Ecstasy of Building an Online Music Business
I wrote about why it's so hard to build a successful online music business for New York Magazine's Vulture site.
What Europe’s ‘Night Mayors’ Can Teach New York
For the New York Times I wrote about New York City getting a director of nightlife and what there is to learn from European cities which have similar initiatives.
Hip-hop takes on climate change: artists drive the beat for environmental justice
I interviewed environment activists for the Guardian about how they're using hip hop to spread the message that urban communities and people of color are most afflicted by climate change.
#MeToo Floods Social Media With Stories of Harassment and Assault
News story for the New York Times about the #MeToo social media movement.
The Story of NYC's Biggest Music Venue That Almost Never Happened
My longread for VICE on what it took to open the largest music venue in New York.
Could This Thermometer Overtake The Pill As Our Go-To Method Of ...
I spoke to women who gave up hormonal birth control in pursuit of a natural alternative for The Debrief.
'I'm a rabbit girl': the woman accused of hoarding bunnies in Brooklyn
I wrote about a woman convicted of animal cruelty for keeping rabbits in an abandoned lot in New York.
SoundCloud Joins Streaming Arms Race with New Subscription Service
The streaming platform offers offline syncing and access to the majors' catalogs with SoundCloud Go.
Why You Should Adopt A Senior Dog This November
I wrote a personal essay about my dog Dolly and why adopting older dogs is so important.
Science confirms: dogs understand us. But do we get them too?
Op-ed I wrote for the Guardian about a study that found dogs can understand what human are saying.
All the Times in American History That Authorities Tried to Stop People From Dancing
I wrote a timeline of the laws that have policed American nightlife, from the Puritans to the present day.
Digital love: how DJs are using apps to give EDM a second life
At the recent Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival, artists and ravers used apps such as Kuvo and Shazam to take techno into the world of tech.
Bonobo’s New Album ‘Migration’ Is About How Bittersweet it is to Live Abroad
I interviewed the electronic musician Simon Green about his latest album for VICE.
How Gender Became The Defining Issue Of The US Election
I interviewed young female voters for The Debrief to find out how women feel the US election has changed the national conversation about gender.
Boiler Room Weekender Attendees and Performers Accuse Police and Security of Racially Targeted, Heavy-Handed Tactics
After a festival in Pennsylvania was shut down, I interviewed attendees and performers to find out what really happened.