“A Note to the Reader,” The Philadelphia Independent
First published in April 2003, during the first days of George W. Bush's Iraq war.

“Not Just the Money,” London Review of Books
All your ATM are belong to us, say the fiendish online goblins.

“A Massacre in Jamaica,” The New Yorker
After the United States demanded the extradition of a drug lord, a bloodletting ensued.

“Pre-Occupied,” The New Yorker
The revolution will not be organized.

“Amazing or Shit,” London Review of Books
Think different and grow rich. The life of Steve Jobs.

“How Fast Can He Cook a Chicken?” London Review of Books
Reviewing the BP Oil Spill.

“Firing Line,” The New York Times Magazine
The Appleseed Project: 25,000 Americans who enjoy shooting rifles and talking tough.

“The Church of Warren Buffett,” Harper’s
At the annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. in Omaha.

“The Trials of Minerva,” Wired
Through insight + bombast + anonymity, an unemployed thirty year-old man becomes South Korea's most powerful blogger. So powerful, in fact, that the government puts him in jail.

“The Golden Touch,” Harper’s
Rolling with the lords of the craps table.