Travel, history, food/drink, design, personal essays. Diner obsessive. Author of The Not-Quite States of America (Norton) and Europe on Five Wrong Turns a Day (Perigee/Penguin).
Bock of Ages
Reported story on a beer archaeologist.
I went to a real Midwest diner to talk Trump, election season cliché of 'Midwest diners'
Reported food/politics/culture essay about the trope of "Midwest Diner" political journalism.
Guam Is Suddenly in the News. But What Is It Like to Travel There?
Travel story about the U.S. territory of Guam.
The Not-Quite States of America
Travelogue/history about the U.S. territories, published by W.W. Norton (2017)
Europe on 5 Wrong Turns a Day by Douglas S. Mack
Travelogue/history published by Perigee Press/Penguin (2012).
Millennials Take on Parenting
The More Things Change
Go Your Own Way
The recent ho-hum reaction to the purchase and ensuing buyback of Frommer’s obscures one key fact: Guidebooks are creators of social change.
The Real Me
The internet is an unrelenting enabler of our flaws and an unforgiving archive of them—so should you google your new love interest, or hold off? And what if they google you first?
Hawaii: Jeff Sessions' Comment on Travel Ban Shows His Flaw ...
Hawaii: Jeff Sessions' Comment on Travel Ban Shows ...
The old ba' game - tribunedigital-sunsentinel
Neighborhood Food Watch: Eat Street, Minneapolis - AOL Lifestyle
Neighborhood Food Watch: Eat Street, Minneapolis - ...
Copenhagen biking tours | Newsday
Target Field: Baseball Gameday Guide
3 of the heartland's best state fairs | Newsday
25 Ideas for Your Best Summer Ever | Travel + Leisure
25 Ideas for Your Best Summer Ever | Travel + Leisu...