Writing

Selected Writing

Humor

An Annotated Guide to Trump’s Cabinet Members’ Resignations

We’re Imposing an Indoor-Dining Ban Again, So Here’s Some Business Tips Since We Won’t Be Offering Any Financial Assistance – McSweeney’s

We Are Not Commenting on the Actions of Our President We Have Enthusiastically Supported Until Just Now – McSweeney’s

Rebels, Please Join Me in Wishing Emperor Palpatine Well – McSweeney’s

“New Jersey Will Also Never Die,” by David Puddy – McSweeney’s

Hey Ladies, I’m Short, Balding, and Unemployed, But I Have the Antibodies – McSweeney’s

The Quarantine Emails of Normal People’s Connell and Marianne – McSweeney’s

The Last Glance: The Horace Grant Story – McSweeney’s

I Am Using My Free Time to Not Write a Novel – McSweeney’s

Some blue humor – 251

Bruce Wayne Orders DoorDash – 251

Columns

Where’s the Blackhawks log outrage? – Chicago Tribune’s RedEye

Sexism in hockey – Chicago Tribune’s RedEye

Farewell to Joe Louis Arena  – Oakland Press

Chicago Bears excitement from my alter ego, Scotty Brolohan – Chicago Tribune’s RedEye

Articles

Catching baseballs outside Wrigley Field – Chicago Tribune’s RedEye

The Friendship of Hannibal Buress and Lil Rel Howery – Chicago Tribune’s RedEye

The many teams of Edwin Jackson – Chicago Tribune’s RedEye

Darren McCarty Profile – Real Detroit Weekly

Reviews

A Capella trio Voice performs medieval Music 

Ghostface Killah at the Bullingdon

Shubert and Brahams at the Ashmolean

Thriller Live at the New Theatre

Interviews

Darryl Strawberry – The Twin Bill

Augusten Burroughs – The DePaulia

Jim Gaffigan – Chicago Tribune’s RedEye

Tracy Morgan – Chicago Tribune’s RedEye

Nick Offerman – Chicago Tribune’s RedEye

Nate Ruess – Chicago Tribune’s Red Eye

Essays

The Art of Work: The Detroit Industry Murals – Critical Read

I Was Looking at McSoreley’s – Critical Read

Editor’s Note – The Mona Lisa – Critical Read

Travel Stories

Paul McCartney’s London – NY Habitat

Charles Dickens’ London – NY Habitat

London from Above – NY Habitat

Things To Do On The Thames – NY Habitat