"The Get Down" and "Atlanta," for The New Republic, September 6, 2016.

Issue 1 of Racquet (print only), August 2016.

"An N of 0," for The Smart Set, July 18, 2016.


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Los Angeles Times, 2015-2016.

The New Yorker, 2004-2015.

S/FJ blog, 2003-2010.

Ada Calhoun's "St. Marks Is Dead," New York Times Book Review, December 4, 2015.

A Letter of Recommendation for Fort Greene's Farmer in Deli, New York Times Magazine, June 21, 2015.

A history of International Klein Blue, Departures, May 21, 2015.

An interview with FKA twigs, V magazine, January 2015.

Joshua Ferris's "To Rise Again At A Decent Hour," Bookforum, summer 2014.

A review of the Cabinet magazine anthology, Bookforum, April 2013.

An advice column published by The Paris Review on December 9, 2011.

A discussion of "The Social Network" with Natasha Vargas-Cooper, published on October 5, 2010 by The Awl.

A short piece on my photography written by Kristen Joy Watts and posted in August of 2010 on the New York Times Lens blog.

The New-York Ghost, Vol. III, No. 42, 2008 (to which I contributed "Letters From a Fake Mustache to a Piece of Lady Fabric")

A piece about Ghostface, Eric B & Rakim, Nas, Dem Franchize Boys, D4L, and others, published by The Guardian on March 16, 2007.

Three poems published by Fail Better in 2006.

A profile of Timbaland and The Neptunes for The New York Times Magazine, February of 2004.

Twenty-five pieces written for Slate between 2003 and 2004.

A 2003 review of a Shania Twain concert for The Morning News.

A piece on bhangra published in The New York Times Arts & Leisure section, August 3, 2003.

Six pieces written for Chicago Reader between 1997 and 2002.

A small selection of reviews and profiles written for The Wire between 1997 and 2001.

A review of Plasitkman and Lithops published in The New York Times Arts & Leisure section on August 9, 1998.

Twenty-three pieces written for The Village Voice between 1997 and 2004.

Seven pieces written for LA Weekly between 2000 and 2002.

A review of Arthur Kempton's "Boogaloo," published in The New York Times Book Review, August 10, 2003.



Favorite albums of







S/FJ music

Live DJ shows as Calvinist

(Here is a zip of all Ui albums & SFJ tracks. Sample below.)