Find out what I've been up to in the non-fiction field by checking out these recent articles I've written covering the entertainment industry or, as some might say, the show of biz.

Sometimes singular moments stand out from Oscar-nominated performances. Here are 10

Want to confound a filmmaker? Ask what the “key” scene was in their film for any Oscar-nominated actor. For those in front of the camera and behind the scenes, it’s a near-impossible choice: A film is a tapestry of hundreds or even thousands of such potential moments. But with a…


I'm a Brooklyn-based author and journalist who focuses on speculative fiction across the categories (science-fiction, fantasy and horror) at night, while writing entertainment and lifestyle stories during the day for publications including,, Variety, The Los Angeles Times and Emmy Magazine.



3.22.23 Living in the gray areas, with more questions than answers

On March 10, 2023 I gave a virtual talk before an audience of members of the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society. Here’s a version of that talk, based on my notes (I’m sure I went off script…