Blogging for PBS’s SciTech Now
Rome’s Secret Streets – Discovered while house hunting.
Orsanmichele in Florence – And working the Tuscan grape harvest.
Rome at Christmas – How Mamma Roma adopted me for the holidays.
In The Shadow of No Towers – Investigates why Art Spiegelman uses historical comics characters and auto-citations of Maus to share his experience of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Race and Gender in Lena Dunham’s Girls – Investigates whether Girls challenges hegemony through interpretations of race and gender.
Il giornalista a Roma – Investigates the role of the journalist in contemporary Roman literature and film (article in Italian).
Coopkey Springs – Memoir – That time we founded a hot spring in the Idaho wilderness.
Crushed and Mended – Memoir – Sometimes you have to feel like shit to figure out what feels best.
Leo’s New Tube – Memoir – How and where to change your bike tire in Rome.
Maccheroni on the Table – Memoir – Seven days in Sicily. Making love in underwater caves. Real maccheroni.