first there was thirst
Are New York City’s disastrous turn-of-the-century liquor laws a cautionary tale?
Atlas Obscura, 2019.
WATER, WAter, everywhere
Achieving “blue mind” amid climate panic.
Why we keep looking for lost jungle cities.
Paris Review Daily, 2017.
the alley cats of istanbul
They don’t have owners—and that’s the point.
More big creatures are on the brink, and our own species is the poorer for it.
images of equilibrium
A film, a farm, and a renowned photographer’s planet-saving project.
the pleasure principle
Remembering Les Blank, a filmmaker who hungered for authenticity.
exploring the amazon, while we still can
Stories of a shrinking rainforest.
The Daily Beast, 2014.
flying the unfriendly skies
Why are commercial airlines so crappy?
Wall Street Journal, 2013.
goodbye, american ski bum
On the end of the cold-weather counterculture.
Wall Street Journal, 2010.