Andrew Burmon

Andrew is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn. A New England native and recovered Californian, he previously worked for Men's Journal, Maxim, Salon.com, and The Cambodia Daily, among other outlets.
Culture
7.25.2018 8:50 PM
Shark Week Unofficially Began 240 Years Ago Thanks to John Singleton Copley
Andrew Burmon
John Singleton Copley's depiction of a shark attack is now an artistic masterpiece, but it used to be pop culture.
Culture
12.30.2016 4:36 PM
Robots, Star Wars, and Steph Curry Made 2016 the Year of American Cannon Fodder
Andrew Burmon
2016 was all about weapons. Then it became one.
Culture
12.28.2016 2:31 PM
The Swedish City of Gothenburg Proved Shorter Workdays Make Better Workers
Andrew Burmon
A Swedish municipal program proved that the six-hour workday can revolutionize a massive, growing industry.
Culture
11.18.2016 1:19 PM
Technoprogressivism Will Rewire the Malfunctioning Democratic Party
Andrew Burmon
When the Democratic Party gave up on technology, progressivism malfunctioned. Now, technophile liberals are preparing to fix a movement.
Culture
11.9.2016 1:49 PM
Donald Trump Weaponized Retrofuturism to Create Marketable Fantasy
Andrew Burmon
What do we make of a white evangelical future now?
Science
11.9.2016 12:03 AM
6 Reasons to Suspect 100 Percent of the American Space Vote Went to Trump
Andrew Burmon
Entertainment
11.3.2016 9:27 PM
The Dothraki Language Exists Largely in an Outdated Apple Pages File
Andrew Burmon
The Rosetta Stone for Westeros and Essos is an outdated .pages file.
Entertainment
11.1.2016 5:43 PM
How an Official 'Game of Thrones' Artist Become the Lannister's Court Painter
Andrew Burmon
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Innovation
10.25.2016 1:59 PM
Real-Time Win Probability Will Change NFL Football Forever
Andrew Burmon
Machine learning will create a fan-centric statistical revolution.
Entertainment
10.24.2016 1:59 PM
Faith and Science Team Up on 'Westworld," Thank Godhead
Andrew Burmon
Dr. Robert Ford, godhead, doesn't begrudge his creations the spirit of inquiry.
Science
10.17.2016 3:09 PM
A Scholar Explains How Bicameral Mind Theory Predicts the 'Westworld' Plot
Andrew Burmon
An obscure theory from the late 1970s is at the heart of TV's biggest mystery.
Innovation
10.3.2016 1:50 PM
HBO's 'Westworld' Will Help Americans Plan for the Automation Revolution
Andrew Burmon
'Westworld' forces its audience to answer some uncomfortable questions about their core functions.
Entertainment
8.10.2016 3:45 PM
Captain America Hangs Out in a Brooklyn Park at Night
Andrew Burmon
It's complicated. Way more complicated than it looks.
Entertainment
7.14.2016 5:12 PM
The Emmys Forgot 'Silicon Valley' is 100% Set Design
Andrew Burmon
Nominate the tiki torches.
Entertainment
6.27.2016 3:20 PM
Ehrlich is 'Silicon Valley 'Season 4’s Only Hope
Andrew Burmon
Yeah, he's annoying, but he might be apple to deliver a plot worthy of more than three episodes.
Entertainment
6.24.2016 2:32 PM
Independence Day: Resurgence' Proves Bill Pullman Was Evil
Andrew Burmon
He saved us from aliens, but not from ourselves.
Entertainment
5.9.2016 12:54 PM
Why It's Bizarre Jack Barker is Quoting Omar From 'The Wire' on 'Silicon Valley'
Andrew Burmon
Either HBO is getting self-referential, or the network execs are obsessed with Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Entertainment
5.2.2016 2:11 PM
The 'Silicon Valley' Horse Fucking Joke Should Make Engineers, HBO Writers Wince
Andrew Burmon
Confronting value-creation can be a disgusting business.
Entertainment
4.25.2016 11:35 AM
'Silicon Valley' Hits Google's Dog, Prepares to Smash Palo Alto Office Culture
Andrew Burmon
The professionalization of Pied Piper is just Mike Judge sharpening his teeth.
Culture
3.16.2016 12:24 AM
Did Science Solve the Bermuda Triangle Mystery? No. That's Not How Science Works
Andrew Burmon
In which we learn a neat lesson about geoscience and that it's impossible to prove a negative.