The Vigilante of Clallam County
Patrick Drum was tired of seeing sex offenders hurt children, so he decided to kill them.
The Atlantic, December 2013
Featured on Longform.org, interviewed on Newstalk’s Moncrieff
The Scooter Wars
In their race to roll across San Francisco, electric-scooter companies Scoot and Skip took a surprising route: playing nice with the city.
San Francisco Magazine, November 2018
Meet Germán Garmendia, the Aggressively Normal YouTube Superstar Who Wants It All
On the internet, Latin American phenom Germán Garmendia is almost as big as Bieber. Now he’s setting his sights on Hollywood. One thing he doesn’t want: help from traditional media.
WIRED, June 2018
How the Alt-Right Infiltrated an Online Community of Animated Horse Lovers
Think My Little Pony and white supremacy don’t mix? Think again.
Playboy, July 2017
Three Days in America
Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge. Philando Castile in Falcon Heights. Police in Dallas. An oral history of the three days that rocked America.
WIRED, December 2016
Featured on Longform.org, featured on The Atlantic’s Politics & Policy Daily
The Wandering Life of the Electric Horseman
With solar panels on his horses, Dane Hartwell wanders the wilderness, posting to Facebook.
The Atlantic, May 2014
The Turkey Invasion
Spurred on by animal lovers and curious passersby, wild turkeys are expanding into urban neighborhoods and taking over areas of the East Bay hills. And there’s nothing we can do about it.
East Bay Express, November 2014
The Gray Zone
Creative Nonfiction, January 2016
(In print only, available upon request)
How RuPaul’s Drag Race Fueled Pop Culture’s Dominant Slang Engine
WIRED, March 2018
The East Bay By Horseback
Bay Nature, Winter 2019 issue
How Bill Wurtz’s Videos Make the Internet a Better Place
The YouTuber bringing an old-school vibe to our current digital age
Ok Whatever, January 2019
Emma Cline’s Turbulent Trip to Literary Stardom
WIRED, June 2016
My stories for the New York Times’ Kids Issue is in print only. PDFs available upon request. That includes “Podcasts Made Just for Kids” and “Look Up! Don’t Miss the Supermoon Eclipse” (The New York Times, January 2018) and “A Brief History of the Poop Emoji” and “At the Top of a Human Pyramid” (The New York Times, June 2018).
Science Says American Pharoah Won’t Win The Triple Crown
WIRED, June 2015
Interview with KRCW
Wanna Win the Kentucky Derby? Get Your Horse Born on January 1
WIRED, May 2016
Jonathan Blow on The Witness and the state of indie games
Gamasutra, January 2016
Included in round-up of top Gamasutra stories