published clips

My writing on music, culture and current events has appeared in The Village Voice, VICE, The LA Weekly, Complex Magazine, The Grio, Connecticut Magazine, and, you know, a bunch of other places where they publish words and stuff. Check out some of my most recent clips below.

9/10/2014. VICE. “In Turkey, UK Fighters Empower Syrian Refugees Through Boxing”

8/6/2014. The Village Voice. “Intro to Diddy: Are Courses that Focus on Pop Culture Enriching for Students or Colleges?

6/7/2014. Complex Magazine. “Still Trapping: What Made ‘Ghostbusters’ Work, 30 Years Later”

5/21/2014. The Village Voice. “Back in the New York Groove: After three long seasons in New Jersey, the New York Liberty return to MSG, but will fans turn out to welcome them home?”

5/7/2014. Complex Magazine. “Why You Should Give Lauryn Hill’s ‘Unplugged’ Album Another Chance”

4/30/2014. Complex Magazine. “Remembering the NBA’s Implicitly Racist Dress Code, And the Players Who Were Most Affected”

4/17/2014. Noisey. “Ben Greenberg of the Men Will Teach You Guitar”

4/1/2014. The LA Weekly. “Kelela Crafts a New Brand of Alt. R&B”

3/26/2014. The Village Voice. “Discworld: Ultimate Frisbee Tries to Crack New York’s Crowded Pro Sports Landscape”

3/19/2014. MSNBC’s TheGrio.com. “Soul Singer Betty Wright Defends Collaboration with Rick Ross: ‘He is a Genius’

2/25/2014. The LA Weekly. “All Hail King Avriel”

March 2014 Issue of Connecticut Magazine. “Dylan Connor: Blood Like Fire”

1/23/2014. MSNBC’s TheGrio.com. “Michael Ealy talks new film ‘About Last Night,’ and what it’s like to play a machine”

10/7/2013. MSNBC’s TheGrio.com. “US Raid on Somalia: Al-Shabaab recruitment puts Minneapolis-St. Paul’s Somali community under scrutiny”

8/7/2013. The Village Voice. “Watching the Wheels: Columbia planning prof and his students imagine a New York of bike shares and self-driving cars”

July/August Issue of Fairfield Magazine. “Ten Minutes with James Blake”

4/3/2013. The Village Voice. “China Fast-tracks a New Satellite Campus of New York University — But the Price May be Intellectual Freedom”

4/27/2013. Cover Story - Village Voice Spring Arts Guide. “The Once and Future Ratking”

8/8/2012. The Village Voice. “ITP Launches Entrepreneurs, Dreamers”

5/9/2012. Cover Story - The Village Voice. “Kilo KishSmooth Operator”

4/4/2012. The Village Voice. “Dream, Deferred: Can the DREAM Act help undocumented students earn a living?”

9/28/2011. The Jewish Daily Forward. “How To Make It in the Shmatte Business”