All New York Times Future Tense columns

Styles: “Future Tense: The Perverse Thrill of Chaotic Times” (Mar. 25, 2017)

Styles: “Future Tense: The Culture of Nastiness” (Feb. 19, 2017)

Arts: “Solstice Serenades in New York City for Make Music Winter” (Dec. 24, 2016)

Styles: “Future Tense: The ‘H-Bomb’ Fizzles: The Harvard Brand Takes a Hit” (Dec. 11, 2016)

Styles: “Future Tense: What Is a TinyLetter? Like Ye Olde Blog, But Less Public” (Nov. 13, 2016)

Styles: “Future Tense: Awkward Sex, Onscreen and Off” (Oct. 9, 2016)

Styles: “Future Tense: The Trauma of Violent News on the Internet” (Sept. 11, 2016)

Book Review: “Nathan Hill’s The Nix (Sept. 4, 2016)

Op-Ed: “Voting Narcissistic Sociopath — Until Now” (Aug. 28, 2016)

Styles: “Future Tense: The Spouse in the Next Room” (Aug. 7, 2016)

Styles: “Future Tense: The End of Reflection” (June 14, 2016)

Book Review: “Programmed Obsolescence” (May 22, 2016)

Styles: “Future Tense: The Right to Privacy for Children Online” (Apr. 17, 2016)

Styles: “Future Tense: Holdouts of the Social Media Age” (Mar. 27, 2016)

Styles: “Future Tense: A Certain Word Is Really Getting on My Nerves” (Mar. 14, 2016)

Styles: “A Holiday Wish List (as in ‘I Wish I Never Got This’)” (Dec. 13, 2015)

Styles: “Future Tense: Our (Bare) Shelves, Ourselves” (Dec. 6, 2015)

Styles: “Future Tense: The Microcomplaint: Nothing Too Small to Whine About” (Nov. 15, 2015)

Styles: “‘NPR Voice’ Has Taken Over the Airwaves” (Oct. 25, 2015)

Styles: “Future Tense: Found on Facebook: Empathy” (Oct. 11, 2015)

Book Review: “Padgett Powell’s ‘Cries for Help, Various'” (Oct. 4, 2015)

Styles: “Death of the Party” (Sept. 17, 2015)

Op-Ed: “You Go, Guy!” (July 19, 2015)

Styles: “Future Tense: A Eulogy for the Long, Intimate Email” (July 11, 2015)

Styles: “Future Tense: These Days Are Writing Their Own Tickets” (June 7, 2015)

Styles: “Future Tense: Tell-Tale Signs of the Modern-Day Yuppie” (May 8, 2015)

Styles: “The Childless Life” (Apr. 5, 2015)

Book Review: review of The Last Flight of Poxl West (Mar. 15, 2015)

Styles: “Future Tense: Shutterbug Parents and Overexposed Lives” (Feb. 22, 2015)

Styles: “Future Tense: The Unending Anxiety of an ICYMI World” (Jan. 2, 2015)

Styles: “Future Tense: The Rapid Decline of the Movie Quotation” (Dec. 14, 2014)

Styles: Future Tense: The Branding of Literature” (Nov. 30, 2014)

Styles: Future Tense: Swiping Them Off Their Feet” (Nov. 9, 2014)

Op-Ed: “The Terrible 32s” (Nov. 2, 2014)

Styles: Future Tense: Disrupting the Playground” (Sept. 20, 2014)

Styles: “Future Tense: Of Myself I Sing” (Aug. 24, 2014)

Op-Ed: “A Parchment on Millennials” (Aug. 2, 2014)

Styles:“Future Tense: Clicking Their Way to Outrage” (July 6, 2014)

Styles: “Future Tense: At the Tone, Leave a What?” (June 15, 2014)

Styles: “Future Tense: Life Is Streaming Past You” (May 4, 2014)

Styles: “Future Tense: On Internet Slang, IMHO” (Mar. 30, 2014)

Book Review: The Love Song of Jonny Valentine on Paperback Row (Mar. 30, 2014)

Styles: “Future Tense: Celebrities Behaving Well” (Mar. 9, 2014)

Book Review: “Out of Character” (Feb. 23, 2014)

Styles: “Future Tense: The 7-Day Digital Diet” (Feb. 9, 2014)

Opinionator: “Dissecting a Frog: How to Write a Humor Piece” (Feb. 4, 2014)

Magazine Lives: “Repercussions” (Jan. 5, 2014)

Styles: “Call Waiting…and Waiting” (Jan. 5, 2014)

Op-Ed: “Santacare Is Coming to Town” (Dec. 22, 2013)

Style: “Who Killed the Catchphrase?” (Dec. 1, 2013)

Op-Ed: “My Kingdom for an English Course!” (Nov. 10, 2013)

Style: “Twitter Bios and What They Really Say” (Oct. 6, 2013)

Style: “Hate-Reading: Love to Loathe You, Baby” (Sept. 22, 2013)

Op-Ed: “Explaining Twerking to Your Parents” (Sept. 1, 2013)

Book Review: “Grave New World” (Apr. 14, 2013)

Style: “Justin Bieber and Youth’s New Wilderness” (Mar. 31, 2013)

Style: “Obsessed? You’re Not Alone” (Mar. 24, 2013)

Book Review Essay: “By Any Other Name” (Mar. 3, 2013)

Style: “The No-Limits Job” (Mar. 3, 2013)

Opinionator: “Tips for Public Speaking” (Feb. 24, 2013)

Op-Ed: “Forget the Oscars—It’s the Teachies!” (Jan. 13, 2013)

Style: “What Will Induce Nostalgia in 2033?” (Jan. 6, 2013)

Opinionator: “Flu Season Health Precautions” (Oct. 22, 2012)

Op-Ed: “Weapons of Peculiar Destruction” (Apr. 29, 2012)

Op-Ed: “A Fly Crawls Into a Bar…” (Mar. 25, 2012)

Style: “A Smartphone Future? But Not Yet” (Mar. 25, 2012)

Op-Ed: “Like It or Unfriend It” (July 4, 2011)

Op-Ed: “Date With a Neanderthal” (May 9, 2010)

Op-Ed: “Monday Night Existentialism” (Sept. 8, 2007)

Op-Ed: “Red Carpets Through History” (May 27, 2007)

Op-Ed: (with Greg Wayne) “It’s Fantasy Office 2007” (Mar. 30, 2007)

Op-Ed: “The Election’s Most Personal Attack Ad” (Nov. 9, 2006)

Drilling Down: “Web Critics Sum It All Up in a Word” (May 16, 2011)

Drilling Down: “The Partisan Corners of the News” (May 9, 2011)

Drilling Down: “One Log-In Catches on for Many Sites” (May 2, 2011)

Drilling Down: “Age Gap Narrows on Social Networks” (Dec. 27, 2010)

Drilling Down: “In Online Ads, Celebrities Fall Short” (Dec. 20, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Digital Divide Is a Matter of Income” (Dec. 13, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Athletes’ Soul-Searching Begets Spoofs” (Dec. 6, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Broadband Access Up in Black Homes” (Aug. 23, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Less Web Access Among Chronically Ill” (Aug. 16, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Women Set the Pace as Online Gamers” (Aug. 9, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Minorities Favor Phones in Using Web” (Aug. 2, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Why Elite Shoppers Eschew Logos” (July 26, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Where the Bloggers Are Concentrated” (July 19, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Most Smartphones Are Underused” (July 12, 2010)

Drilling Down: “On Twitter, a Close-Knit Network” (July 5, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Online Video’s Appeal Is Often Comic” (June 28, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Phone Style Says Something About You” (June 21, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Managing Reputations on Social Sites” (June 14, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Settling In for Longer Videos Online” (June 7, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Online Buzz Doesn’t Equate to Ratings” (May 31, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Teenagers Text More Than They Call” (May 24, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Positive Results for Online Government” (May 17, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Awareness of Twitter Climbs Quickly” (May 10, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Coupons Are Making a Comeback” (May 2, 2010)

Drilling Down: “A Milestone for Internet Ad Revenue” (Apr. 26, 2010)

Drilling Down: “Falling Sales for the Printed Word” (Apr. 19, 2010)

Drilling Down: “A Toast to Advances in Technology” (Jan. 4, 2010)

Drilling Down: “TV Ad Revenue Slips, but Hope Persists” (Dec. 28, 2009)

Drilling Down: “Spending Less and Looking for Deals” (Dec. 21, 2009)

Drilling Down: “Digital Habits Shift Across Age Groups” (Dec. 14, 2009)

Drilling Down: “Web Shopping Rush Sticks to Top Sites” (Dec. 7, 2009)

Drilling Down: “Cash in the Forefront for the Holidays” (Nov. 30, 2009)

Drilling Down: “The Power of a Nudge Toward Thrift” (May 25, 2009)

Drilling Down: “Social Networks Eclipse E-Mail” (May 18, 2009)

Drilling Down: “Twitter’s Trouble With Repeat Users” (May 11, 2009)

Drilling Down: “The Hispanic Audience Grows Online” (May 4, 2009)

Drilling Down: “Small Ticket vs. Big Ticket Ad Buying” (Apr. 27, 2009)