Writing Samples

I got my first professional writing job in 1996, but I’ve gotten better at it since then. I have substantial experience in entertainment, academic, technical, food and drink, history, and culture writing, as well as extensive experience as an editor.

Books and Home Video | Entertainment | Academic, Technical and Research | Food and Drink

Books and Home Video

  • “Invisible Man in Japan.” Essay included in Blu-Ray release of The Invisible Man Appears/The Invisible Man vs. the Human Fly. Arrow Video, July 2021.
  • Cocktails and Capers: Cult Cinema, Cocktails, Crime, & Cool. September 2018, Teleport City Press.
  • The New Single Malt Whiskey: More Than 325 Bottles, From 197 Distilleries, in More Than 25 Countries. Clay Risen, Editor. Contributing essayist. Cider Mill Press, October 2016.
  • Sex and Zen & A Bullet in the Head: The Essential Guide to Hong Kong’s Mind-bending Films. Stefan Hammond and Milke Wilkens, Editors. Contributing reviewer. Touchstone Press, August 1996.


Academic, Technical, and Research: The Download

Food and Drink: Alcohol Professor