May 30, 2017: Stanford University Bookstore, 6 pm, in conversation with Mat Honan.
May 31: Madewell San Francisco Center, 6-8 pm, book signing.
June 1: BookPassage (SF Ferry Building), 6 pm, in conversation with Scaachi Koul.
June 3: Bay Area Book Festival (Berkeley, CA), 11:45 am - 1pm, "Absurd and Hilarious: Stories About Money" panel.
June 9: Madewell Rush Street (Chicago), 5-7 pm, book signing.
June 11: Printers Row Book Festival (Chicago), 1 pm - 1:45 pm, "Fiction: Family Angst" panel.
June 15: Neuehouse (Los Angeles), 7 pm.
Sept. 1-3 (time tbd): Decatur Book Festival.
Nov. 11 (time tbd): Wordstock (Portland, OR).
May 17, 2017: BookPeople in conversation with Hugh Forrest.
May 4, 2017: Skylight Books in conversation with Jade Chang.
May 1, 2017: Trident Booksellers & Café in conversation with Joanna Rakoff.
April 30, 2017: PRINT: A Bookstore in conversation with Annie Hartnett.
April 27, 2017: PowerHouse Arena in conversation with Isaac Fitzgerald.
April 26, 2017: Housing Works Bookstore in conversation with Jenna Wortham.
Dec. 2016, The Last Bookstore: 3-Minute Teen Stories, hosted by Jason Diamond.
August 2016, Skylight Books: In conversation with Jessica Winter about her novel BREAK IN CASE OF EMERGENCY.
April 2016, Association of Writers and Publishers (AWP): "Pitch Perfect: How to Successfully Pitch Freelance Articles to Magazine Editors."
Nov. 2015, UCB New Brain Panel Series
Oct. 2015, Paley Center for Media & Google, "Cracking the Code: Diversity, Hollywood, & STEM" (interview of actress Danica McKellar)
Dec. 2014, BuzzFeed Live: IRL, OMG! (co-host)
Nov. 2014, Miami Book Fair, moderator of "Critics in the Cloud: The State of Literary Criticism In the Age of the Internet" (reviewed here)
Nov. 2014, Creative Mornings, "The Evolution of BuzzFeed"
Oct. 2014, Penn Humanities Forum, "The Future of Digital"
June 2014, keynote speaker, Norwegian Online News Association (reviewed in Norwegian here)
Sept. 2013, Emerce eDay keynote speaker (post-talk video here)
March 2012, SXSW, "What the Internet Finds Funny: Creating and Covering Humor Online"
Feb. 2012, "Like A Boss" Emily Books panel
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