Can meditation make us good?

Better Business Through Sci-fi

Cormac McCarthy on the unconscious

Fair Trade Comes to America

The Old Sophistry of Stanley Fish

Eyes in the Sky

Olympic Games We No Longer Play

Tax Collection in Ancient Egypt

The Immigrant Crisis in Athens

The Sordid Renaissance

A Fascinating History of Journalism

The Purpose of Education

The Deep Causes of the Greek Economic Crisis

The Wrongly Maligned American Pit Bull

The History of Writing

The Genius of Rick Bass

Hemingway Behaving Badly

The NCAA's Exploitation of Student-Athletes

The Subtle Prison of Technology

The Art of Teaching

Looted Antiquities and the Greek Economic Crisis

The True Legacy of Ancient Greek Democracy

The History of "White Trash" in America

The Extraordinary Conclusion of Ferrante's Neapolitan Quartet

Literature and Propaganda in Cold War Russia

Leisure and Education

Philosophy and the Novel - Milan Kundera

The Downsides of Harvard and Prestige

The Origins and Nature of the Human Mind

A Brief History of Idiocy

Homer's Crowdsourced Genius

The Birth of the Novel

Aristophanes and the Necessity of the Middle Class

The Sugar High of Political Rhetoric

The True Story of Meth in New Mexico

Profile of George RR Martin

Profile of Cormac McCarthy

America's First Archaeological Suburb

Underwater Archaeology of the Eastern Aegean

Business Conference as Circus

The Chatbot Will See You Now

About Nick

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Nick Romeo has written features on science, culture, and ideas for a wide range of publications, including the New Yorker, the Washington Post, National Geographic, Slate, Rolling Stone, Newsweek, The Atlantic, New Republic, The Daily Beast, The MIT Technology Review, The Christian Science Monitor, The Boston Globe, and others.

He holds a B.A. from Northwestern University, an MFA in Fiction, and a Master’s in Classics, both from the University of Colorado. He’s currently based in Palo Alto, California.

He has been a guest speaker or moderator at the CB insights conference, Stanford Medical School, and many other venues.

He’s the author of two books and is a client of the Stuart agency in New York City.

To contact about a story or book for an event: romeonick@gmail.com

America's First Unionized Organic Farm

Selected Journalism

Selected Reviews