Congress Behaving Badly

I talk to NPR’s Scott Simon about the history of congressional tantrums….
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Why We Love Women

An essay about why I love my wife. And it’s not just because of her symmetrical face….
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Will a Motivation App Motivate You

My column for Upwave about pestering yourself to good health….
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My crowdsourced advice column.

This week’s dilemma? The horrors of a slobby spouse….
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My Life as a Hot Woman

I go on a quest to find my beautiful nanny a boyfriend. The method? I impersonate her on an online dating site. In doing so, I discover some suitors and get a look at the sometimes charming, often disturbing masculine wiles used by today’s men….
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The Overly Documented Life

I dive into the Lifelogging movement and video record every moment of my life for three months. When I argue with Julie about what we said, I can simply rewind. Simple! But very complicated….
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How to Blurb and Blurb and Blurb

A confession about my addiction to blurbing other author’s books….
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Dinner is Printed

How I teamed up with Cornell engineers to create the first-ever 3-D printed meal. 3-D printed forks, plates, candlesticks and pizza….
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Two Cheers for Web U

I take 9 online college courses for the New York Times. I finish two….
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9:10 To Crazy Land with George Clooney

The strangest celebrity profile I ever wrote. Includes a scene in which the Clooney asks me to touch his widow’s peak….
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