stiller writing

Sometimes I write things other than blog posts. Here are a few of them.

Short Stories

The Mad-Chill Mewzlies of Morp in The Baffler

Two Transactions in Gulf Coast

Miracle Factory in The Masters Review

Militancy in The Texas Observer

Discipline and Punish in wigleaf

Neighborly in Necessary Fiction

Entryways in Bodega Magazine

Under Contract in [PANK]

Etymology in Tin House’s The Open Bar

My Volcano in The Short Form

Tornado in Versal Magazine

Jackson in Word Riot

Rebecca in Salit Magazine

Shipwrecked in Danse Macabre


On George Saunders’s Tenth of December in Columbia: A Journal

On Joseph Heller’s Something Happened in The LA Review of Books (Online here!)

On Garth Risk Hallberg’s City on Fire in The Awl

“Twilight of the Superheroes” in The Atlantic (and Kill Screen!)

On Jonathan Safran Foer’s Here I Am in The Awl

People Profiled

Ottessa Moshfegh in Publishers Weekly


“Let’s Nationalize MoviePass” for The Outline

Last Summer” in the New York Times

The Moviegoer’s Lament” in The Nervous Breakdown

Assorted Articles in The New Inquiry.

Podcast Appearances

Public Intellectual with Jessa Crispin


Pessimistic Hair Band Anthems in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency

Newsroom Season 2 Recaps at Videogum.com

Finalist in The New Yorker Caption Contest #455