September 30, 2020


My article was published today in LeapsMag, the top magazine for advances in the life sciences. It's about a technology that could soon help revolutionize healthcare and even change views about old age. Researchers are making fast progress on "aging clocks" that meas...

August 27, 2020

I co-authored this article on the cover of the Washington Post Magazine. My write-up suggested playing pickleball as one of 10 self-care tips for making life a little better during the pandemic this fall.  

June 25, 2020

My latest article ran in the wellness section of the Washington Post today. The piece was a great opportunity to probe what I see as one of the prevailing covid-19 narratives: that older people are weak, defenseless, and wasting away in social isolation during the pand...

March 28, 2020

Lots of people don't just enjoy sports - they rely on them for a sense of well-being. With COVID-19 turning us all into shut-ins, what gives? How can people get their fix when it comes to recreational activities? I pitched this idea thinking I'd just learn some hygiene...

February 4, 2020

My tennis game goes down the tube in hot weather. I'm a lot better in the cold. Instead of accepting this as my fate, I got expert advice to see how people like me can control their climactic roller coasters.

September 21, 2019

Last weekend, my essay ran in the Startup, Medium's highest subscribing publication.

September 7, 2019

I might never get bored writing all day every day about older athletes who are still killing it. I had this article published in the Post's print edition on August 29. In a pleasant surprise, it also got picked up by a few other papers including the Minn...

June 20, 2019

This essay of mine was in the online version of the Washington Post on May 8.

It also ran in San Antonio News-Express a few days later.

March 31, 2018

Watching The Killing of a Sacred Deer, the most recent movie by director and weird-master Yorgos Lanthimos, made me think of Kurt Andersen’s book Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire.

The movie is about a cardiologist who botches an operation because he’s drunk during...

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