Some episodes of Note to Self that I’m particularly proud of.

What We Learned From Grandpa’s FBI File (my grandpa)

The Bookie, The Phone Booth, and the FBI (a brief history of the 4th Amendment)

I Didn’t See Your Text (the brilliant Esther Perel, plus I made a ghosting textbot)

Your Mailman Is A Drug Dealer. He Just Doesn’t Know It (a two-way that shines)

Cucked: Defining Manhood the Alt-Right Way (in which we define fissiparous as well as cucked)


My series on New York’s judicial elections (one, two of many including a voter guide)

My series (one, two) on civil forfeiture in New York

My reporting on traffic deaths in New York, including

My reporting on the racial disparities in metal detector placement in NYC schools

Me and my trans sister talking about plucking chin hair, among other things

Making essential NYC stock photos like stoop drinking and pregnant lady standing on subway



Deep investigations and a few quick hits.
Poor immigrants get free legal defense in New York City program
A buyout, a reorganization, and the new face of job security
After buyout, union workers get a lesson in modern economics

The American Prospect
The People’s Court? – a very #longread

Center for Public Integrity
Predatory lending: A decade of warnings

Mother Jones
Foreclosure crisis + legal aid cuts = @#$%!
The GOP plot to destroy legal aid
The budget slashing hysteria’s latest victim: legal aid for the poor
Mediation efforts fail to stem foreclosure tide

Investigative Reporting Workshop
Courts explore new ways to deal with heavy caseloads, exploding jails

Don’t forget your court date