Sorry, there are no actual video games here. Just writing about video games. I'm a contributing critic for The New York Times and a host of the podcast Shall We Play a Game? In addition to the New York Times, I've reviewed games for NPR's All Things Considered, Rolling Stone, Slate, NewYorker.com, and Kotaku. I've written feature stories in the well about video games for The New York Times Magazine, Wired, and The Wilson Quarterly. I've opined on the subject in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.
As an editor, I'm responsible for putting The Beatles: Rock Band on the cover of the Times Magazine, and for getting Halo 3 onto the Times op-ed page. I never said my influence on culture was entirely beneficent. I also edited a week of stories at Matter that we dubbed The New York Review of Video Games.
Here are a few things I've written: