Selected Writing


Did You Really Think Trump Was Going to Change? (November 29, 2016)

In The Room Where It Happened (November 9, 2016). An onsite report from the Trump campaign’s victory event at the Midtown Hilton on Election Night.

Why Hack the Election, When You Can Just Hack the Reporting? (October 26, 2016)

Can Gary Johnson Win Over Evangelical Voters Disappointed With Trump? (August 25, 2016)

We Unpack Donald Trump’s Grand Unified Theory of Rigged Elections (August 10, 2016)

Trump Has Allowed His Campaign to Become a Host Cell for the Radical Religious Right (July 20, 2016)

A Bizarre Fictional Character Accurately Predicted the Election. Its Creators Explain How. (May 9, 2016)

Meet Chapo Trap House: The Funniest and Most Fucked Up New Podcast About Media and Politics (April 12, 2016)

God’s Not Dead 2 Is Not Merely a Bad Film. It Is an Immoral One. (April 5, 2016)

Brainwashing of My Dad Seeks to Unravel the History and Impact of Right-Wing Media (March 25, 2016)

Fox’s Bret Baier Mischaracterizes Potential Climate Probe as ‘Campaign Against Politically Incorrect Thinking’ (March 11, 2016)

Less Christian, More Political: How the National Prayer Breakfast Has Changed (February 4, 2016)


GOP Candidates Snipe And Spar In Combative Sixth Debate (January 15, 2016)

Pop Culture Warned Us About Trump: ‘The Waldo Moment’ (January 12, 2016)

Pop Culture Warned Us About Trump: The Dead Zone (December 19, 2015)

Sanders Preaches Message Of Morality And Justice At Liberty University (Sept. 14, 2015)

Texans Don’t Like Federal Aid. Until They Need It. (May 27, 2015)

The Magnetic Left: How Non-Candidates Are Changing The Conversation (May 12, 2015)

Scientology Did It. How Do You Make Your Religion ‘Real’? (April 1, 2015)

Fear Without A Name: The X-Files Is Reborn In A Changed World (March 25, 2015)

In The Midst Of Life: The Oscar-Nominated Short Docs (February 20, 2015)