On Hating “Love Actually,” Medium, December 2018

The 25 Dollar Nap is Worth It, The New York Times, December 2018.

America’s Next Civil War, The Walrus, October 2018

The Crisis of Intimacy in the Age of Digital Connectivity, LA Review of Books, October 2018

Al Qaeda Won, Foreign Policy, September 2018.

An Apology for Multiculturalism, Open Canada, September 2018

The Incest Aesthetic, Times Literary Supplement, August 2018

Hatsune Miku: Future Human, Medium, July 2018. 

Toronto Refuses to Give in to the Terrorism Trap, The Walrus, April 2018. 

How We Solved Fake News The First Time, The New Yorker, April 2018.

The Infuriating Innocence of Mark Zuckerberg, The New Yorker, April 2018. 

The Distortion, The LA Review of Books, April 2018. 

Will Canada Elect a Tin-Pot Northern Trump? The New York Times, March 2018. 

Go Fund Yourself: Medical Crowdfunding and American's Lethal Popularity Contest, Mother Jones, January 2018.

Our Year of Living Vulnerably: A Year of Trump, Open Canada, January 2018. 

Northern Shadows: Literature in the Age of Reconciliation, Literary Review of Canada, December 2017. 

The Unexamined Brutality of the Male Libido, The New York Times, November 2017. 

Why is the U.S. So Susceptible to Social Media Distortion?, The New Yorker, October 2017.

The Other Worst President: A Review of Ken Whyte's Hoover, The Walrus, October 2017.

The Error in Baseball and the Moral Dimension to American Life, The New Yorker, October 2017.

This is Life After Nature, Nautilus, September 2017. 

Canada's Impossible Acknowledgment, The New Yorker, September 2017. 

America's Midlife Crisis: Lessons from a Prepper Summit, The Guardian, August 2017.

David Shields's "Reality Hunger" in the age of Trump; or How to Write Now, LA Review of Books, August, 2017. 

Canada Doesn't Know How to Party, The New York Times, June 2017. 

Celebrity Warfare: Image and Politics in the Age of Trump, LA Review of Books, May 2017. 

What Are Men to do in the Age of Trump?, The Guardian, February 2017. 

The Obama Years, LA Review of Books, November 2016.

Even as Trudeau Reaches Out to First Nations, Mercury Levels Rise, The New York Times, November 2016. 

A Letter to Leonard Cohen on the Occassion of his Death, Esquire, November 2016. 

Canadian Exceptionalism, Open Canada, November 2016. 

Watching Canada's Biggest Rock Band Say a Dramatic Goodbye, The New Yorker, August 2016. 

Welcome to Toronto: The World's Most Fascinating Totally Boring City, The Guardian, July 2016. 

Gawker Smeared Me, and Yet I Stand With It, The New York Times, May 2016. 

Swallowing the Red Pill: A Journey Into the Heart of Modern Misogyny, The Guardian, April 2016.

On the Meaning of the Seventh Inning, Sportsnet, April 2016. 

The Age of Ephemerality: To the Ile de Goree, Brick Magazine, March 2016. 

The White Man Pathology: Inside the Fandom of Sanders and Trump, The Guardian, January 2016.

Is Facebook Making Us Lonely?, The Atlantic, May 2012.