Writing

A selection of my published articles and essays.

Kickstarter

Safwat Saleem: Making Art for Dark Times
Maryam Omidi on the Strange Beauty of Soviet Sanatoriums
Time Traveling with Thomas Negovan
John Vanderslice: “Do Exactly What You Believe In”
Scott Teplin Thinks Big
A Glitch Is a Beautiful Thing: Phillip Stearns’ Computational Textiles
A Camera of One’s Own: Kelly Angood’s Pop-Up Pinhole Project
14 Ways to Overcome Creative Block
12 Questions on the Future of Film
The Life-Changing Magic of Creem Magazine
A Musical Village Takes Root in New Orleans
Making Space for Adventurous Art
Kazoo Is the Magazine Every Brilliant, Fierce Young Girl Deserves

Neurology Now

Sowing Self-Esteem
Try This at Home
6 Questions About Blood Pressure
Rethink Chronic Pain
Rest, Assured
Treat Alzheimer’s Early

Neurology Today

Should There Be a Moratorium on Human Germline Editing?
John Hardy, PhD, on Unraveling the Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease and Attending the ‘Oscars of Science’
2015 MacArthur Fellow Beth Stevens, PhD, on Discovering a New Role for Microglia in the Developing Brain
Lorenz Studer, MD, PhD, on Developing Stem Cell Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease and Receiving a MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant
The Theory of Everything: Stephen Hawking’s Story on the Big Screen

Racked

Let’s Talk About Sex: Erotic Boutique Owners’ Tips for a Seductive Valentine’s Day
Arcade Fire’s Violinist Brings Hot Yoga to Williamsburg
Where I Can Meditate Like the Impatient New Yorker I Am
I Did Yoga Outside With 10,000 People Dressed All in White

Brooklyn Magazine

Worst Year: Disappearing, Reappearing

ATTN:

The People With PTSD We Don’t Hear Enough About
Inside the Obsessive-Compulsive Brain
What Poverty Does to Your Brain
Your Understanding of Gender Might Be Wrong. Here’s Why.

Aftertastes

Love and Shakshuka

The Daily Dot

In Virtual Reality, Doctors Can Reach Inside Your Organs
Coexisting with Our Future Mindclones
This App Wants to Take You to the Doctor

Mashable

Artist Turns Your Brainwaves Into 3D-Printed Sculptures
Luxury Pot Accessories: This Startup Wants to Class Up the Joint
8 Ways Tech Has Completely Rewired Our Brains
‘Fag Face’ Mask Protests Sex Discrimination in Facial-Scanning Tech
How a Video Artist Made Don Draper a Gay Rights Mouthpiece
It’s Okay to Be ‘Fat In Public,’ Declares Body-Positive Blog
13-Year-Old Blogger: I Promise Girls Will Change the World
Yes, Emoji Death Threats Are Admissible In Court
Why Amateur Porn Will Never Be Safe
The Gadget That Reaches Inside Your Dreams

Bedford + Bowery

Peaches Does Herself Is an Anti-Jukebox Musical That Takes ‘Cock Rock’ Very Seriously
A Word With American Authors, the Bushwick Band Playing Leno Next Week

The New York Observer

The Survival Sketchbook
Penny For Your Thoughts
The Mermaids Ride Again
Oh, Behave! Amanda Palmer Stars at P.S. 122’s Spring Gala
Life After 30 Rock: Catching Up with a Comedian Not Named Alec Baldwin
New York Darling Kilo Kish Heads for the (Hollywood) Hills
Flash Forward: DJ Legend Grandmaster Flash Makes W Hotel Hipsters Go Wild
Judge Halts Deportation Hearing Moments After DOMA Ruling