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The Land

He has a lot of insight into how nostalgia is its own trap — about what it means to love a city that doesn't know how to handle its own...

Twenty Five Years Later

It has taken me 25 years, in a way, to write this essay. The past few weeks—scratch that—the past few years have been triggering for many...

Radical Flexibility

In Distinktion, Journal of Social Theory, in November I finally published "Radical Flexibility: driving for Lyft and the future of work...

Strategic Audio

At The Los Angeles Review of Books, I was part of a team of editors working on cluster of essays about developments in streaming media....

#vanlife road trip

We rented a van and went on an epic road trip to the Grand Canyon, Moab desert, Arches National Park, the four corners area, Colorado...

Trust Me: A visit from Bob Woodward

I was part of a fantastic seminar at last March's ACLA, entitled "Consensus in Fragments: Literature, Normativity, and Social Trust after...

New Directions in Print Culture

I'm excited to be part of a collection coming out soon from Bloomsbury, called New Directions in Print Culture Studies: Archives,...

Beyond The Routledge

"What might the field look like if it were to topple, or at least more thoroughly scrutinize, the reception of the realist novel as the...

American Vandal podcast

Robinhood, r/WallStreetBets, Who's Yellen Now, and the Game-Stopification of Finance In February, I was on Matt Seybold's excellent...

Podcast from Sydney

The brilliant Melinda Cooper introduced me last December when I was in Sydney, and this podcast is a talk that I gave based on my ALH...