“The Man and Me,“ an essay on my old nemesis, The Week, January 14, 2015.
“When Art Is Dangerous (Or Not),” an essay on the Charlie Hebdo cartoonist assassinations, New York Times Sunday Review, January 11, 2015.
An essay for the New York Times‘ “Menageie” series, about the dispiriting moral problem of killing things around the house.
“Is Monogamy Insane?“,* an essay on monogamy, polyamory, marriage and the impossibility of all relationships for The Men’s Journal. An expanded version of this piece will appear in my next book.
*I’ll just mention once again that writers don’t get to title their own articles
“Death of Our Clown,” Al Jazeera, August 17, 2014.
I explore people’s possibly pathological attachment to their pets, and eulogize my own late cat at some length, in the Weekend Review of the New York Times.
Several of my essays have been translated into French and published by Moyen-Courrier.
“Controlling the Narrative,” New York Times “Draft” series, June 9, 2014.
“There is no catastrophe so Ghastly That America Will Reform Its Gun Laws,” The Week, May 29, 2014. Another of my fluffy zeitgeist pieces.