New York Magazine


My Mom’s a Therapist, and My Feelings About It Are Complicated

Personal essay about having a shrink mom.

June 5, 2014

There Is No Right Way to Have a Baby

An essay about the book "Labor Day"

April 16, 2014

Copying Other Cultures: A Questionable Parenting Strategy

Ancient Mayans are not baby experts.

January 7, 2014

Boom Brands: Tough Mudder

There are riches in this mud pit.

September 29, 2013

Catching Up With Marc Summers, Double Dare Host

A profile of the Nickelodeon star.

September 25, 2013

Wise Ladies

Lena Dunham becomes a multiplatform dispenser of wisdom

October 8, 2012

The Pride of Moonie High

Growing up in the same town as the Reverend Sun Myung Moon and his family.

September 10, 2012

A Million Shades of Smut

A field guide for the erotic-lit virgin.

April 8, 2012

In Defense of ‘Fat Betty’ Draper

April 6, 2012


Sesame Street, Gentrified

I hope Oscar the Grouch has rent control on that trash can

July 22, 2013