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I’m the history and archives editor at TIME.com, overseeing TIME’s History coverage and online archives. Here is an article in Capital New York that explains what exactly that means: Time.com Opens Its ‘Vault.’ You can subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

Highlights of my writing for the magazine include:

Other selected print and web work:

The Cold Stoicism of Advice Columns for Men. TheAtlantic.com, 27 February 2013.

The Most Complicated Words in English: ‘He,’ ‘She,’ and ‘They’. TheAtlantic.com, 21 November 2012.

A Cultural History of Mansplaining. TheAtlantic.com, 1 November 2012.

Analyzing the work of Matt Christopher. Deadspin.com, summer 2012.

“Males—Minimize Exaggerated or Theatrical Movements.” Slate, 27 April 2012.

Emancipation of the Minors. Slate, 3 April 2012.

Murray Lender, the Man Who Brought Bagels to the Masses. The Washington Post, 23 March 2012.

I Am Gal, Hear Me Roar. TheAtlantic.com, 5 March 2012.

  • Interview on CBC Radio Q about the word “gal”: listen here.

Love Supreme: An Interracial Romance Triumphs in 1960s Virginia. Life.com, 14 February 2012.

Baker’s Cakes Are Gravity-Defying, Just Like His Life. TheVillager.com, 29 December 2011.

Why I Am Proudly, Strongly, and Happily in Favor of Adverbs. TheAtlantic.com, 1 December 2011.

From the Battlefield to Brooklyn. The L Magazine, 23 November 2011.

Stay Or Go: A Backpacker Considers Adventure in a City on the Brink. Pluck Magazine, 26 August 2011.

Chelsea Gallery Melds Art and Tech Worlds. DNAInfo.com, 19 July 2011.

The Changing World of Women’s Crew. Queens Courier, 6 June 2011.

Chelsea Ceramic Guild Makes a New Start in Midtown. DNAInfo.com, 31 May 2011.

“I’d Very Still”: Anthropology of a Lapsed Fan. Popmatters.com, 15 April 2011.

  • Full story now available in book anthology, Joss Whedon: The Complete Companion: The TV Series, the Movies, the Comic Books and More: The Essential Guide to the Whedonverse. More information available on Amazon.

Chelsea Shooting Range Emerges as Dating Hot Spot. DNAInfo.com, 6 April 2011.

Chelsea, Hell’s Kitchen Theaters Brace for Budget Cuts. DNAInfo.com, 16 March 2011.

St. Peter’s Food Pantry Forced to Cut Back. Chelsea Now, 15 December 2010.

Oh Halo: Wait ‘Til Next Year. New York City News Service, 22 October 2010.

Greenwood Ceremony Recalls Radio Milestone. The Brooklyn Eagle, 7 October 2010.

The Aye Has It. Bust magazine, December 2009.

The Ballad of Jim Morcaldi. Volume, April 2007. (Rolling Stone College Journalism Contest: Winner, Features Category 2007.)

Caveat Emptor: Saving Tips on Planning. New York Magazine Winter Weddings Guide, 2006.