Contributor to @Slate. Freelancer out & about (@NYTmag). Former editor. 'Relentlessly sane' — @elongreen

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I'm a journalist and editor who reports on big ideas, surprising stories, and misunderstood corners of the culture. My interests include history, religion, women, books, preservation, and the intersection of any of the above.

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@publicroad — 10,310 followers, 40,969 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

@flglmn Ugh, awful. (To be clear, I'm talking about the dawdling kindergarteners.)

Nov 22, 2017

How to Talk With Your Family About Hackneyed Service Journalism

Nov 22, 2017

RT @chowleen: “It is also November. The noons are more laconic and the sundowns sterner. November always seemed to me the Norway…

Nov 22, 2017

"Introducing" Natalie Merchant, how very dare you?

Nov 21, 2017

@MamaMeg Oh! That is a happy ending, all things considered!

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