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.
“The Feast of Pain,” New York Times, April 27, 2014.
In which I further lower the level of public discourse by using the words pooping and ‘ludes in the pages of the Gray Lady.
New essay for Al Jazeera on my warm Cold War nostalgia on the occasion of the Russians acting up in the Crimea.