Nothing Bad Ever Happens [Small Batch Books]
The life of a remarkable Long Islander named Jim Miller.
Covering the Bases [Chronicle Books]
Newspaper sportswriters on the greatest moments in baseball.
Gluttony [Chronicle Books]
An anthology of writings about an overabundance of food and drink — and its consequences.
Selected essays, interviews, articles, reviews, and branded work
Fishing With My Daughter [New York Times | PDF]
An essay on fatherhood, memory, and the rewards of "staying open to the rhythms of the natural world."
Where Have All the Covers Gone? [Boston Globe | Ideas]
On the peculiar thrill of seeing a book we love being read by someone we've never met.
An Interview With Patrick Radden Keefe [Los Angeles Review of Books]
Keefe on his sweeping, switchblade-sharp Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland.
More from the Los Angeles Review of Books
A Tribute to the Sublime Judy Holliday [TIME]
She could do it all, and like all the greatest entertainers, she made it look effortless.
Stan Musial: A Salute to the Man [TIME]
Three-time MVP. Three-time World Series champ. And maybe the nicest guy who ever played the game.
The Best Movie of All Time at 70: Here's Looking at You, Casablanca [TIME]
What sets Casablanca apart? Its "accidental perfection."
My Bloody Valentine's First Album in Two Decades: Attention Must Be Paid [TIME]
More from TIME [Articles, reviews]
In Praise of Kenneth Patchen
Celebrating a uniquely American poet whose work is a tonic against disgust and despair. [The Awl]
How Judge Woolsey Set Ulysses Free [Daily Beast]
On a momentous First Amendment court opinion that is succinct, humane, and hugely readable in its own right.
Hemingway's Messy Legacy Keeps Getting Messier [Daily Beast]
A new edition of the writer's gory Green Hills of Africa leaves a reader wondering: What the hell was wrong with that guy?
George Orwell's Ode to Spring [Daily Beast]
The author of 1984 and Homage to Catalonia wrote about nature as eloquently as he wrote about everything else.
More from the Daily Beast [Reviews, essays, interviews]
Talking With Hank Aaron About His Favorite Teammates and Rivals [LIFE.com]
An all-time great praises those who made his decades in baseball so satisfying — and so much fun.
The Photo That Changed the Face of AIDS [LIFE.com]
The story behind one of the most harrowing, controversial photographs to emerge from the global pandemic.
LIFE Rides With Hells Angels [LIFE.com]
In 1965, photographer Bill Ray spent weeks with the Angels, but his eye-popping photos never ran in LIFE. Here they are.
How to Fool a Racist Mob [LIFE.com]
A photographer's tale of duping a gaggle of vicious idiots in Texas.
Georgia O'Keeffe: Invincible [LIFE.com]
A 1967 John Loengard photo captures the artist looking as tough and as self-contained as the desert that surrounds her.
The Art of Photographing a Famous Pig [LIFE.com]
The key to the whole endeavor? The creature's willingness to please.
Madness and Murder on a Paris Stage: That's Entertainment! [LIFE.com]
Recalling a notorious postwar French theater in photos that still feel creepy and brutal today.
The LIFE Magazine Covers That Never Were [LIFE.com]
Turns out many of the "classic" LIFE covers featured in a popular 2014 movie were never covers at all.
George Washington Was "the First Fascist" ... Wait. What? [LIFE.com]
A 1937 photograph is a timely reminder that some Americans will always be drawn to Nazism.
Portrait of an American Genius [LIFE.com]
A picture of astronomer Edwin Hubble is arguably the greatest photograph ever made of a scientist at work.
More from LIFE.com
Return to Treasure Island [HuffPost]
How a "boy's adventure novel" written 130 years ago by a tubercular Scot can still thrill grown-up readers today.
Profile: New York Times Columnist Jim Dwyer [Columbia Journalism Review]
The Pulitzer Prize winner on why he has the best job in journalism.
Beast Cements Paul Kingsnorth's Reputation as a Furiously Gifted Writer [Washington Post]
With echoes of Kafka and John Gardner's Grendel, Kingsnorth's novel is as cryptic as it is thrilling.
Trump vs. Americans Who Kneel for the Anthem [NY Daily News | Opinion]
Donald Trump will never grasp that a person can be rich and famous and still want to fight for those less fortunate.
The Grisly History of Brooklyn's Revolutionary War Martyrs [Smithsonian]
More Americans died in disease-ridden British prison ships than in all the battles of the Revolutionary War combined.
An Open Letter to the World: Sorry About Trump [The Independent | Opinion]
Trump's neatest trick has been to convince millions of the forgotten and the aggrieved that he speaks for them.
A Conversation With the Coolest Man in New York: Milton Glaser [Gothamist]
"My whole life has been devoted to this thing called art, which is really all about making things."
More from Gothamist
Case Foundation — Faces of Founders Project: Bridging the Justice Gap [Branded | FastCo.Works]
Meet two women who created a simple way for lawyers to volunteer their professional services to those in need.
Case Foundation — Faces of Founders Project: Their Moment in the Sun [Branded | FastCo.Works]
George Ashton and Yuri Horwitz founded the solar financing and development venture Sol Systems.
A 3D-Printing Lab Is Iowa's Entry Into A $140 Billion Industry [Branded | FastCo.Works]
Protostudios could be the catalyst for a new medical device hub in the Hawkeye State.
Visions of an Immersive World [Branded | FastCo.Works]
Profiles of six insiders applying mind-blowing tech to upend their respective industries.
Building [Personal essay]
"We were a small crew, just four guys. We framed houses."
Big Wheel Keep on Turning [Oberlin Alumni Magazine, Fall 2015 cover story| PDF]
Can a quirky, ingenious contraption built by an Oberlin alum save our waterways?
Deadspin: The Stacks
Occasional pieces on sports, culture, and photography (not necessarily in that order)
Book reviews published in the West Coast's premier alt-weekly