Conspiratorial Realism: On Vladimir Sorokin, Victor Pelevin, and Russia’s Post-Postmodern Turn
       
     
"Why Him?" Is a Bad, Outdated Movie About Penis Jousting
       
     
Money Talks
       
     
Wheel of Misfortune
       
     
Words Will Break Cement
       
     
Comrades, Luxury Dining is Crucial  to Bringing about our Radiant Socialist Future
       
     
Conspiratorial Realism: On Vladimir Sorokin, Victor Pelevin, and Russia’s Post-Postmodern Turn
       
     
Conspiratorial Realism: On Vladimir Sorokin, Victor Pelevin, and Russia’s Post-Postmodern Turn

A review of recent novels by Vladimir Sorokin and Victor Pelevin for the Los Angeles Review of Books.

"Why Him?" Is a Bad, Outdated Movie About Penis Jousting
       
     
"Why Him?" Is a Bad, Outdated Movie About Penis Jousting

A review of John Hamburg's 2016 movie "Why Him?" I wrote for Jezebel.

Money Talks
       
     
Money Talks

A piece for Jacobin about trigger warnings and the University of Chicago.

Wheel of Misfortune
       
     
Wheel of Misfortune

A post on New York University's Jordan Center blog, All the Russias, about the Russian gameshow What? Where? When? 

Words Will Break Cement
       
     
Words Will Break Cement

A review of Masha Gessen's 2014 book on Pussy Riot I wrote for Digital Icons

Comrades, Luxury Dining is Crucial  to Bringing about our Radiant Socialist Future
       
     
Comrades, Luxury Dining is Crucial to Bringing about our Radiant Socialist Future

A short, jokey piece for the ezine Clever.