A best-of list from my time as an editor at

6 Things You Learn Trying To Meet a ‘Sugar Daddy’ Online

Tabloids Insist A Brain Injury Turned Me Into A Dominatrix

Sexsomnia: “I Have Sex While I’m Sleeping And I Can’t Control It”

6 Scary Realities Of Working With Actual Psychopaths

Surprising Insider Realities Of Being Trans In The Military (w/Robert Evans)

There’s A Public Shaming Industry (And It Held Me Hostage)

It Happens Here: The Reality of Female Genital Mutilation

4 Shocking Reasons Veterinarians Have A Huge Risk Of Suicide

You Heard Us Called ‘Death Panels’ (Here’s The Truth)

4 Reasons Flint’s Water Crisis Is Worse Than You Think

My Parents Paid A Rehab Camp To Abuse Me: 5 Dark Realities

What Happens When Your Money Is Suddenly Worthless?

5 Realities Of Life When You Know You’re Going To Die

How To Find Anyone: 5 Lessons From Serving People Papers

5 Nasty Realities Of Working In A Hooters-Style Breastaurant

4 Reasons Why Oscar Voting Is Dumb, Explained By A Voter (w/Evan Symon and Robert Evans)

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Facebook Wants All Your Nudes (To Prevent Revenge Porn)

The Trailer For Louis C.K’s New Movie Is Aggressively Tone-Deaf And Poorly Timed

appeared as guest:

I join Jack O’Brien and Alex Schmidt to discuss the day India’s paper money lost its value, as well as what I learned from interviewing sources in Nigeria and Syria about how they prepare for their worst-case scenarios on a daily basis. We injected some levity by talking our own emergency plans (or lack thereof), and all the earthquake preparedness kits we’ve assembled in our lives.

About an hour in, I embark on a harrowing thought experiment with Alex Schmidt and Kristi Harrison: What would my line of work be if the internet no longer — or had never — existed? I theorize I’d probably fall back on the family (well, my father’s) trade, which involves horses, their footwear, and a lot of heavy lifting.

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