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Photo: Chris Maggio for The New York Times

Photo: Chris Maggio for The New York Times

What Is Glitter?

A journey into the glittery heart for The New York Times.


Photo: Holly Andres for The New York Times Magazine

Photo: Holly Andres for The New York Times Magazine

There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway.

An account of a transcontinental Amtrak trip for The New York Times Magazine.


Photo: Alex Prager for The New York Times. Painting by Vanessa Prager

Photo: Alex Prager for The New York Times. Painting by Vanessa Prager

How Maya Rudolph Became the Master of Impressions

A profile of Maya Rudolph for The New York Times Magazine.


Photo: Alexander Coggin for The New York Times

Photo: Alexander Coggin for The New York Times

I Also Went to the Royal Wedding

An account of me pulling off the scam of a lifetime by getting my job to send me to cover the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (from “Suits”).


Photo: Christian Weber for GQ

Photo: Christian Weber for GQ

Cardi B’s Money Moves

A profile of Cardi B for GQ’s May 2018 issue.


Photo: Peggy Sirota for GQ

Photo: Peggy Sirota for GQ

Vote the Rock

A profile of Dwayne Johnson for the cover of GQ's 2017 Comedy issue.


Photo: Eric Ray Davidson for  GQ

Photo: Eric Ray Davidson for GQ

Photo: Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott for  GQ

Photo: Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott for GQ

The Loveliest, Sexiest, Madliest of Them All

A profile of Kim Kardashian for the cover of GQ's 2016 Love, Sex, and Madness issue.

Justin Bieber Would Like to Reintroduce Himself

A profile of Justin Bieber for GQ's March 2016 cover.


My Magical Quest to Destroy Tom Brady

and Win a Philadelphia Eagles Mini-Fridge at Super Bowl LII

An account of my attempt to complete a scavenger hunt (I invented for myself) LIVE at the Super Bowl.

My 14-Hour Search for the End of TGI Friday's Endless Appetizers

An epic journey through Hell on a boat made of mozzarella sticks.


Photo: Cass Bird for GQ

Photo: Cass Bird for GQ

Gal Next Door

A profile of Gal Gadot for GQ's 2017 Men of the Year issue.

Photo: Art Streiber for GQ

Photo: Art Streiber for GQ

There’s Something Funny About Tiffany Haddish

A profile of Tiffany Haddish for GQ’s April 2018 issue.


Photo Illustration by Julia Panek; Evans Vestal Ward/Bravo (background), Nicole Weingart/Bravo (champagne), Adam Olszewski/Bravo (shoes), Nicole Weingart/Bravo (Kyle Richards)

Photo Illustration by Julia Panek; Evans Vestal Ward/Bravo (background), Nicole Weingart/Bravo (champagne), Adam Olszewski/Bravo (shoes), Nicole Weingart/Bravo (Kyle Richards)

The Sound of ‘Housewives’ Everywhere

A dreamy dive into the world of “Real Housewives” background music composition for The New York Times.

Photo: Spencer Lowell for GQ

Photo: Spencer Lowell for GQ

Yes, We Ken.

An exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the unholy birth of Mattel's new pan-racial Ken dolls for GQ.


Photo: Peter Yang for GQ

Photo: Peter Yang for GQ

Jordan Peele is Terrifying

A Q&A with director Jordan Peele about his horror film Get Out for the March 2017 issue GQ.

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Photo: Justin Bettman for GQ

Trixie Mattel is for Men (and Women and Kids)

A profile of Trixie Mattel for GQ.com's LGBTQ vertical.


Photo: Peggy Sirota for GQ

Photo: Peggy Sirota for GQ

The Sweater Abides

A short profile of Jeff Bridges for an October 2017 GQ fashion story.

Photo: Sebastian Kim for GQ

Photo: Sebastian Kim for GQ

Patrick Stewart Will Look Great Forever

A walking tour of Brooklyn with Patrick Stewart for a February 2017 GQ fashion story.


Photo: Peter Hapak for GQ

Photo: Peter Hapak for GQ

Travolta Holds Court

An interview with John Travolta for the December 2016 issue of GQ.

Illustration: Zohar Lazar for  GQ

Illustration: Zohar Lazar for GQ

The Yunited States of Yuge

A tour of Donald Trump's luxury real estate holdings for GQ's September 2016 issue.


Image: Jim Cooke for Gawker

Image: Jim Cooke for Gawker

The Best Restaurant in the World Is: EPCOT

A multi-part restaurant-themed travelogue through Walt Disney World's EPCOT, written with Rich Juzwiak.

Image: Jim Cooke for Gawker

Image: Jim Cooke for Gawker

Gravy Boat: My Week on the High Seas With Paula Deen and Friends

An epic journey through Hell on a boat with Paula Deen.