Nathan Pensky

In addition to writing for NSFW Corp., Nathan is the managing editor at PandoDaily. He has written for Forbes, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and Boing Boing, among others, and was previously an associate editor for PopMatters. He does not own a smartphone.

Nathan Pensky’s Dispatches

  1. Michelle Obama's Address To The DNC

    A report by Nathan Pensky, 1:49 a.m. September, 5 2012

    Did you see the speech given by Michelle Obama at the Democratic National Convention last night? Wasn’t it great?

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  2. r/potusbait/

    A report by Nathan Pensky, 10:43 a.m. August, 30 2012

    President Barack Obama surprised the Internet yesterday by doing a Reddit "AMA".

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  3. Anti-Semitic Politician Reveals: I'm Jewish

    A report by Nathan Pensky, 5:01 p.m. August, 24 2012

    All around us, our leaders seem to be losing their way. Four years ago, Barack Obama’s presidential campaign dared an American electorate to believe in government again. Now as his ...

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  4. The Roof Is On Fire, Let the Motherfucker Burn

    A report by Nathan Pensky, 11:13 p.m. August, 15 2012

    Some issues would seem beyond considerations of money. Even the most frugal person in the world probably has a list of things that precludes the concept of scrimping and saving ...

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  5. Pacifism, What Is It Good For?

    A report by Nathan Pensky, 1:01 p.m. August, 8 2012

    Nobody seriously talks about World Peace anymore, and it’s a real shame. One would think an idea like “Peace” would be a big hit with our connected, novelty-obsessed culture. After ...

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  6. Assad Gets "chemical Weapon Desperate"

    A report by Nathan Pensky, 11:19 p.m. July, 31 2012

    The conflict in Syria between President Bashar al-Assad’s regime and the 'Arab Spring' insurgents rages on. In the lull between Olympic events, the rest of the world watches reports of ...

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  7. Crazy Like A Crazy Murderer

    A report by Nathan Pensky, 1:26 a.m. July, 30 2012

    Call me crazy, but I find it troubling when people throw around the word "crazy" in reference to a senseless, murderous rampage, like the one that happened in Aurora. "Why ...

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  8. Taunt Like An Egyptian

    A report by Nathan Pensky, 1:17 p.m. July, 19 2012

    As Egypt continues to come to terms with shifts of power resulting from last year’s Arab Spring uprising, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton flew to Egypt last week to ...

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  9. Ignorance, Thy Name Is Higgs Boson

    A report by Nathan Pensky, 10:14 a.m. July, 11 2012

    The Higgs boson, or “God Particle,” has been recently appearing specter-like in particle accelerators and news headlines all over the world. Everyone seems to be talking about it, but does ...

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  10. John Edwards' Mistress Promotes Her Tell-all Book

    A report by Nathan Pensky, 1:08 p.m. June, 28 2012

    The career of one-time US senator and Presidential candidate John Edwards ended in a scandal that painted him in the worst possible light. The public outcry that greeted news of ...

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