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When I’m not obsessing over the career of Jeff Goldblum, I also write any number of news articles, features, profiles and cultural criticism. These days, I do it for The Washington Post. Before that, I wrote for anyone who would have me, including Esquire, GQ, Time, Southern Living and a variety of other extremely kind publications that gave me money for words. Here are a few of my favorite pieces.

Breathalyzers of the Future Today

THE ATLANTIC  |  June 27, 2013

Even though it was invented in 1953, the breathalyzer still seems like something out of science fiction. Think about it: A stranger can appear at any point during an evening, have you blow into an electronic wand…

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The Great Salt Debate: So Bad?

THE ATLANTIC  | May 16, 2013

When I first meet Morton Satin, he’s seated in an office chair on a Tuesday morning, shaking his head at his computer screen. He glances over, sighing, and motions toward the monitor…

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Mod Dance Party: A Dance Out Of Time

OFFBEAT MAGAZINE  |  June 1, 2011

Push aside the heavy plastic flaps acting as a door to Saturn Bar (think entrance to a meat locker) on the right Saturday every month, and you’ll find a gaggle of what looks like Mad Men’s beatniks, old man rhythm in everyone’s shoes. In a monthly 11 p.m. to 5 or 6 a.m. blur, the Saturn Bar explodes into one of the more popular places in the city. So popular, the bouncer starts refusing to…

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