Below is some of my work. You can read my reporting for In These Times here and my reviews for Full Stop here.
THE MEANING IN THE MARGINS
"S., House of Leaves, and Pale Fire treat metatext as mystery. But what's the purpose of the authorial mystery story, not the whodunit but the whoisit?"
THE MORE THEY STAY THE SAME: THE END OF MEN, THE RICHER SEX, AND THE NOT-SO-NEW WORLD ORDER
"For all the talk of big flips and matriarchies, their vision is ultimately conservative."
IRRITABLE HEARTS: A PTSD LOVE STORY
"But many people, McClelland included, don't think she's really earned PTSD. Nothing bad happened to her, after all. She just saw something."
"Perhaps what the narrator's hunger for human sacrifice shows is that the tragedy of MMA (as of many contests of greatness) is that its heroes are not its winners."
INTERVIEW WITH MOLLY CRABAPPLE
"Isn't this always the tragedy of bohemia? Either you come inside and become a well-fed, boring person with tenure, or else you stay outside and die of syphilis."
PROPOSED HOUSE & SENATE BILLS WOULD ROLL BACK NEW PROTECTIONS IN GUESTWORKER PROGRAM
The murky appropriations process may be used to change protections the Obama administration put in place this year.