Damon Young
Damon Young is the editor-in-chief of VSB, a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times, and the author of What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker (Ecco/HarperCollins)
Oct 5

my feet are long-ish (12s) but narrow. do people with wider feet have better balance?

Sep 17

true. these are definitely the timberlands i’d wear to fight forest fires.

Sep 17

i’ve read this comment four times--twice on my phone, and twice now on my laptop--and my response to it is still “?????????”

Sep 15

yeah, the places where wings are a garnish to the experience of watching sports are usually the worst spots. but those are also the biggest chains, and the jackals who sell the most wings.

Sep 15

unfortunately, when you said “i’ve never had garbage wings” all i read was “i’m not discerning enough with my wing taste to declare any wings to be garbage. therefore, i am a feckless jackal.”


Jul 2

yeah, this is exactly my point. i’m not calling this dangerous and potentially murderous woman a “karen.

Jun 16

also to be clear, i am not anti suit. i own several suits. nice ones (i think). even like three skinny-ish suits from suitsupply. which give me trouble because of my thighs, but the look is worth the pain.

i’m just anti-coordinating an effort to coordinate suits to “change a narrative” that can’t be changed by your Read more

Jun 10

1000 jumps in a row would’ve been A LOT for 21 year old athlete me. 41 year old washed dad me needs to pace myself.