Sam Lansky

Sam Lansky is a writer from New York City. He writes about entertainment and culture for MTV.com, Billboard, and The Huffington Post.

  • Who's Left to Defend Tom Cruise?

    The story of the TomKat marriage and divorce is yet another reminder of how unsettling the actor has become.

  • The 10 Best Addiction Memoirs

    Books about addiction and recovery are among the fastest-growing genres in publishing. From David Carr to Mary Karr, hundreds of authors publish addiction-related memoirs every year.

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Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

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What If Emoji Lived Among Us?

A whimsical ad imagines what life would be like if emoji were real.

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Living Alone on a Sailboat

"If you think I'm a dirtbag, then you don't understand the lifestyle."

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How Is Social Media Changing Journalism?

How new platforms are transforming radio, TV, print, and digital

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The Place Where Silent Movies Sing

How an antique, wind-powered pipe organ brings films to life

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The Future of Iced Coffee

Are artisan businesses like Blue Bottle doomed to fail when they go mainstream?

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