web work
(see a full list here)

staff writer @ TechHive (IDG)
a complete list available here, more on my web work page

These are the filthy words Google voice search doesn’t want to hear
2014 will be the year of the mini-me phone
Violent video games may stop crime by keeping criminals busy playing violent video games
‘So, that’s why it’s called Bluetooth!’ and other surprising tech name origins (I appeared on an Australian radio station to discuss this feature, audio available here)
Eight new mental illnesses brought to you by the Internet
Relive the 1990s with these ancient, still-functioning websites

freelance editor @ Bundle (Bundle, Inc.)
a complete list available here, more on my web work page

How To Move To Canada If Your Candidate Doesn’t Win [original]
7 Ways To Prepare For the Zombie Apocolypse on a Budget [original]
8 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Halloween Candy [original]

contributing editor @ DVICE (NBCUniversal / Syfy)
a complete list available here, more on my web work page

We probably don’t need nations anymore
Four big predictions that will restore your faith in tomorrow

Booger science: the story behind the gross stuff growing inside your head

The strange and scary world of Mark Zuckerberg fan fiction (NSFW)
Three all-too-real examples of the coming zombie apocalypse
Here are three science-based approaches to time travel that might actually work
Five insane scientific theories about our big stupid crazy universe
Three radical nation-less visions of for the future that aren’t apocalyptic
A look at the FBI’s real life X-Files
Tom Selleck’s scary accurate tech predictions from ’90s AT&T ads

contributor @ BLASTR (NBCUniversal / Syfy)

17 blockbusters so horrible even their creators say they sucked

contributor @ dealnews.com (Dealnews, Inc.)
a complete list available here, more on my web work page

Get Your Head In The Clouds: A Guide To Your Cloud Storage Options
Microsoft To Get Its Groove Back By Becoming Apple
When Amazon’s Comment Sections Get Hijacked by Smartasses
7 Product Buzzwords That Are Absolutely Meaningless

contributor @ BusinessInsider (Business Insider, Inc.)

The Biggest Blockbusters of All Time Are Not What You Think They Are
Six Private Islands That Cost Less Than The Average Home

contributing blogger @ ExtremeTech.com (Ziff Davis)
a complete list available here, more on my web work page

DARPA’s automated surveillance will end public anonymity
How close are we to Iron Man suits?
The five best Twitter feeds by non-humans
Retro Video: How do computers work?
Making solar energy cheaper than fossil fuels

tech/science/nerd blogger @ GearLog.com (r.i.p.) (Ziff Davis)

smoke magazine (link)

david boreanaz | cover feature | spring 08  [web excerpt]
dominican republic cigar festival coverage | spring 08  [read here]
dennis hof | cover feature | summer 08  [read here] | [web excerpt]
philadelphia cigar shop profile | fall 08  [read here]
tucker carlson | cover feature | winter 09  [read here] | [web excerpt]
trapeze school new york “smoke undercover” | winter 09  [read here]
mario andretti | cover feature | spring 09  [read here] | [web excerpt]
ricky gervais | cover feature | summer 09  [read here] | [web excerpt]
matt booth (designer) | profile | fall 09  [read here]
guy fieri | cover feature | fall 09  [read here] | [web excerpt]
kinky friedman | cover feature | winter 09  [read here][web excerpt]
patrick warburton | cover feature | spring 10 [read here] | [web excerpt]
t.i. | cover feature | summer 10 [read here] | [web excerpt]
maker’s mark bourbon | profile | summer 10 [read here]
andrew zimmern | cover feature | fall 10 [read here] | [web excerpt]
ron white | cover feature | summer 11 [read here] | [web excerpt]
“shorty” of animal planet’s pit boss | cover feature | fall 11  [read here][web excerpt]
michael pitt of boardwalk empire | profile | fall 11  [read here]

beyond race magazine (BRM)

brother ali | interview/profile  [read here]
sage francis | interview/profile  [read here]
pastor jay bakker (son of jim and tammy faye) | interview/profile [read here]
manda bala
(“best documentary” at sundance) director interview + review  [read here]
slug | emcee of atmosphere | interview/profile  [read here]
dale gieringer | director of norml–california | interview/profile  [read here]