PJ Vogt (Brooklyn Magazine)

It’s been such a linear progression for you. Getting the things that you want. But it didn’t feel like that at all. I really wanted to do… On the Media is mostly a show that does interviews, and if you’re a producer, you’re mostly like suggesting and preparing and editing interviews. And I really wanted […]

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The Bizarre Obsessions and Biases That Rule Facebook’s Trending News (Broadly/VICE)

A portrait of its author(s) emerges fairly quickly: They’re totally obsessed with sports. Almost all questions are answered with references to sports, and sports are specifically addressed as the object of trending topics more than anything else. Relatedly, page 16 in the Guardian version, which contains mentions of Hillary Clinton, Shirley Manson, and Tyra Banks, […]

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Chillary: Finally, a Safe Space for Hillary Clinton Fans in Brooklyn (Brooklyn Magazine)

This weekend in Bed-Stuy, a white man on his bike took the time to stop and shout “HILLARY IS OLIGARCHY” when he saw some women and children of color holding signs supporting her. This is the kind of unsolicited insight Hillary supporters in Brooklyn get every day. A few days before the New York primary, […]

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Serial, Season Two

I recapped Serial, season two for Brooklyn Magazine. In all that time, the thing I heard most from the people I’d mention that to was, “Oh! I keep meaning to listen to that.” And yet it was #1 on the iTunes podcast charts from December until roughly mid-March, when the audience did actually start to […]

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Deep into SXSW (Brooklyn Magazine)

South By Southwest gives you a pretty rare opportunity. If you sit at the corner of East 6th Street and Trinity in its home of Austin, Texas on the Tuesday when the bulk of the conference—the sections devoted to technology, film, comedy, sports, and more—wraps up, and just before the music portion begins, you can […]

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