Articles

Here is a selection of pieces that I have written.

Vanity Fair

The Making of Cleopatra, 1998

https://archive.vanityfair.com/article/1998/4/when-liz-met-dick

The Unmaking of The Magnificent Ambersons, 2002

https://archive.vanityfair.com/article/2002/1/magnificent-obsession

Johnny Cash and Rick Rubin, 2004

https://archive.vanityfair.com/article/2004/10/american-communion

Sly Stone, 2007

https://archive.vanityfair.com/article/2007/8/sly-stones-higher-power

Rethinking the American Dream, 2009

https://archive.vanityfair.com/article/2009/4/rethinking-the-american-dream

John Hughes, 2010

https://archive.vanityfair.com/article/2010/3/sweet-bard-of-youth

Lucian Freud, 2012

https://archive.vanityfair.com/article/2012/2/freud-interrupted

Julian Fellowes, 2012

https://archive.vanityfair.com/article/2012/12/the-most-happy-fellowes

Kerry Washington, 2013

https://archive.vanityfair.com/article/2013/8/scandals-first-lady

Newtown’s Last Normal Day, 2013

https://archive.vanityfair.com/article/2013/12/the-day-before

Bruce Springsteen, 2016

https://archive.vanityfair.com/article/2016/10/the-book-of-bruce

Atlantis Books, 2016

https://archive.vanityfair.com/article/2016/12/the-accidental-bookshop

Jeremy Irons’s Castle, 2017

https://archive.vanityfair.com/article/2017/10/kingdom-by-the-sea

GQ

Dave Kopay, 1998

https://www.gq.com/story/dave-kopay-gay-nfl-player-january-1998

The First Black Players in the NBA, 2001

https://www.gq.com/story/first-black-african-american-nba-players-history

Troy Polamalu, 2011

https://www.gq.com/story/troy-polamalu-pittsburgh-steelers-super-bowl

The New York Times

Was Diamond Jim Brady Really That Gluttonous?

https://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/31/dining/31diam.html

My Tortured Relationship with the New York Giants, 2012

https://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/19/magazine/david-kamp-new-york-giants.html

Franklin and the Integration of Peanuts, 2018

https://nyti.ms/2ECpZGv