Future Tense / Slate
"To see Earth as a planet is to see it as one of many, among comrades in the solar system and kin in the cosmos, just one of what turn out to be bountiful worlds."
"These messages are mirrors, a chance to reflect back to ourselves a hopeful, idealized version of what we want to be remembered for and how we want to be seen."
"Every episode of My Brother, My Brother, and Me begins with the same disclaimer: 'The McElroy brothers are not experts, and their advice should never be followed.' The podcast’s hundreds of thousands of fans listen to everything the McElroy brothers say—except that."
Essays / Features
Southwest: Once in a Babymoon
Popular Science: Could astrobiology research convince us to fight climate change?
Frere-Jones Type: Archaeology and Invention: Designing Empirica
Electric Literature: Why We Still Need Aunt Beast
The Cut: Yoga Pants Are the Best Pants
BuzzFeed Books: Who Gets A Happily Ever After In 2018?
Electric Literature: I Spent 24 Hours Reading Last Weekend and I Didn’t Lose My Mind
Catapult: Reading for an Audience
Longreads: The Fullness of a Moment
American Theatre online: Dancing on the Edge
The Toast: The French Toast Test
The Rumpus: Aftermath
The Cossack: A Guide to the Metropolitan Museum of Art (print)
Everyday Genius: Dirty Hands
Criticism / Reviews / Interviews
The Cut: Is This the Millennial Parent Book? (Q&A with Emily Oster)
New York Times Book Review: Four Winter Romance Novels Find Love in Hopeless Places
Thrillist: The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)
Unbound Worlds: The Word for Empathy is Sci-Fi: On Le Guin, Kress, and Kindness
Google Play Editorial: Google Play's Summer Reading (list)
Extra Crispy: The Science of Breakfast Time, According to Alan Burdick
The Morning News: Bats of the Republic v. The Turner House (Tournament of Books)
Slate: Founding Father Fails (Q&A with Sarah Vowell)
The Millions: Cohesion Is Not Continuity: On Sarah Manguso’s Ongoingness
The Oyster Review: Context and the City (on Choire Sicha's Very Recent History)
The Rumpus: The Last Book I Loved: The Unnamed
BuzzFeed Books: It’s Always Spilling Over the Edges (Q&A with Leslie Jamison)
Hooded Utilitarian: Clybourne Park is Lying to You
The Awl: How Are We to Listen to Classical Music?
Download the Universe: Can the Wonders of the Universe Fit on an iPad?
The Awl: How Spring Awakening Changed the Business of Musical Theatre
Google Play Editorial: Edan Lepucki, Mary Roach, Colson Whitehead, Zan Romanoff, Rivka Galchen, Elizabeth Greenwood, Brandon Sanderson, Jeff VanderMeer.