Below is a (woefully out-of-date, sorry!) sampling of my published work. You can read more recent writings via MuckRack or by following me on Twitter or Facebook.


Move over, metrosexuals: Meet the straight bears (Village Voice, 6.22.10)

Rugby player Ben Cohen might not be a household name this side of the Atlantic, but in his native England, he vies with David Beckham for superstar status. Like Beckham, he’s nearly as well known for his looks as for his expertise on the field—and, like Beckham, he’s a gay pin-up boy. Only in his case, he’s portly, hairy, and has a beard. This 31-year-old pro jock may be happily married with two young children, but he revels in all that gay male adoration.


Published works (2011-present):

(If you’re short on time, I suggest you check out the stories marked with ***. These were extra special for one reason or another.)

Senior reporter, The Huffington Post:

(Selected works. Full HuffPost author archive here.)

Chicago editorThe Huffington Post:

(Selected works.)

Associate Chicago editor, The Huffington Post:

(Selected works.)

Freelance work:


Readings/live events:

Holding Internet-famous dog Manny the Frenchie.