Michael Thomsen

I’m a writer in New York. I’ve written for The New Yorker, Slate, The Washington Post, The Atlantic,  Al Jazeera America, The Daily Beast, The New Inquiry,  n+1, Forbes, The New Republic, The Paris Review, LA Review of Books, Aeon,  Adult,  Hazlitt, Guernica, Complex, NerveBangkok Post Magazine, Kill Screen, Saveur, Bookforum, The Believer, Men’s Health, ABC World News, The Millions, Gamasutra and others. 

I’m author of Levitate the Primate: Handjobs, Internet Dating, and Other Issues for Men, which The Atlantic picked as one of its “Beach Reads for Smart People.” I wrote a forthcoming Kindle Single about movie financing called The Anamnesis Industry: Mutations of Life at the End of Hollywood, and contributed an essay on urban sprawl to City by City: Dispatches From the American Metropolis published by Faber and Faber in May 2015. 

You can reach me at mikthom AT gmail DOT com or on Twitter @mike_thomsen