Vanessa Gregory

Vanessa Gregory has written for a variety of newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times Magazine, Men's Journal, Afar, National Geographic Traveler, and Outside. More

Vanessa Gregory has written for a variety of newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times Magazine, Men's Journal, Afar, National Geographic Traveler, and Outside. Formerly, she was an award-winning reporter for the Bakersfield Californian, a daily newspaper in California’s Central Valley. She holds a master’s in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley, and she lives and works in Oxford, Mississippi. She also teaches at the University of Mississippi’s Meek School of Journalism.
  • Southern Food: The Movie

    Camera in hand, Joe York is attempting his biggest project yet: to document the foods—from Tupelo honey to Biloxi shrimp—of the entire South

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A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

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How Will Climate Change Affect Cities?

Urban planners and environmentalists predict the future of city life.

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The Inner Life of a Drag Queen

A short documentary about cross-dressing, masculinity, identity, and performance

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Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

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