The New Yorker
The tiny Irish village where Barack Obama will always be president.
Wealth and poverty and tech and dirty needles and church.
California Sunday Magazine
Director Mike Mills hunts for his past.
Inside Tokyo’s rent-a-friend industry.
Singapore to Bangkok by rail.
A profile of Lou Reed.
San Francisco Chronicle / SFGate.com
In a straighter realm, a Bay Area wanderer is lost for good.
The tragic, miraculous and then unbelievable true story of Hollywood producer Simon Lewis.
Yelpification, ubiquitous appraisal and our culture of critique.
New York Times Magazine.
A scribble on a slip of paper becomes a mystery.
AfarAll you need is gezelligheid.
New York is for children.
A defense of FOMO.
A Caribbean paradise from outside the resort walls.
The California Sunday Magazine
Busing through the Deep South with the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus
Samin Nosrat’s bid to become the Iranian Martha Stewart.
New York Times
Never trust a stranger with $50.
In a square mile of West Texas, vanishing roots of a wilder America.
A week in Iceland’s capital gets freaky.
A summer camp for grownups in need of digital detox.
Inside the secret world of private train travel.
Hiking 20 mountainous Sardinian miles in the dark for the world’s rarest pasta
In the mountains of Peru, an ayahuasca retreat tailor-made for the startup set.
The New York Times
Looking for a stolen horse.
Traveling while sad.
The former president’s biggest hater — and employee.
In which I open a restaurant in my house, for a night.
Learning to stop being a loser and start getting the big bucks.