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In 2009, I co-founded the online literary quarterly Wag's Revue. I later ran the project for a number of years. Here is an essay I wrote about the magazine for our twentieth, final issue in 2015. It includes links to my favorite stuff we'd run. The magazine's complete archive will be available online forever — at least, my IT guy assures me, until it's taken over by Russian bots and replaced by ads for cigarettes. 

From 2013 - 2015, I was BuzzFeed's Deputy Features Editor. During that time, I worked on about 200 feature-length reported stories and essays. Here are a few of my favorites: