James Dennin

James is a staff writer covering money and millennials. Send your tips and your money problems to jdennin@mic.com.
Entertainment
How 'Malcolm in the Middle' predicted toxic nerdom and the rise of geek culture
James Dennin
20 years after its premiere, the writers behind 'Malcolm' re-examine its legacy in the 'Rick and Morty' era.
Culture
Foolproof Moving Tips to Land the Home of Your Dreams, From a Serial Mover
James Dennin
After moving ten times in 11 years, you learn a few things.
Innovation
FaceApp May Help Unlock a Genuine Psychological Benefit for Users
James Dennin
"There’s certainly the potential there for this trend to be something that helps people."
Innovation
5G iPhone: New Render Depicts the Massive iPhone 10X-Like Overhaul for 2020
James Dennin
The totally notchless iPhone is on the way.
Innovation
Prime Day 2019: Build Your Dream Home Office With 5 Productivity Deals
James Dennin
A one-stop-shop for your dream home office. 
Culture
Vacation Spending: 3 Reasons Your 2020 Vacation Is Going to Be So Baller
James Dennin
Start saving for next summer's bash now and really ball out. 
Innovation
A.I. Masters Six-Player Texas Hold'em, a White Whale for A.I. Researchers
James Dennin
A.I. is outgrowing perfect information games. That's a big deal. 
Culture
Homeownership Is Overrated: Why "Shameful" Renting Deserves a Second Look
James Dennin
The opportunity costs of homeownership are considerable. 
Gaming
Google Stadia: Is Stadia About to Jump the Gun on Cloud Gaming's Readiness?
James Dennin
A recent interview left room for doubts.
Innovation
iPhone 11: Leaked CAD Flies Reveal Entire Chassis Lineup in Striking Detail
James Dennin
It's a shaping up to be a leaky iPhone summer.
Innovation
PS5: What Sony Could Intend With Its Risky Plan to Target Hardcore Gamers
James Dennin
The PS 5 may wind up being more of a "niche" device. 
Innovation
Sex in Self-Driving Cars Will Be Great (if You Don't Mind Being Watched)
James Dennin
It's been a long time coming. 
Innovation
Bitcoin Bubble 2019: Why the Summer Rally Is Nothing Like the One in 2017
James Dennin
"This is not your neighbor that has $100 and wants to get into the game."
Culture
Live Your Best Millennial Life: 4 Money-Wasters You Should Ghost Forever
James Dennin
What are we wasting money on? Here are four places to look.
Innovation
Libra Is a Great Idea, but Facebook Is a Terrible Home for It
James Dennin
A scandal-plagued company is the worst-possible face for a system like Libra.
Innovation
Watch This YouTuber Retrofit a Tesla Model 3 Into a Working Pickup Truck
James Dennin
Simone Giertz ‏got sick of waiting for an electric pickup truck. 
Innovation
Google Pixel 4 Leaks: Design, Camera, Specs, Notch, Other Key Hints
James Dennin
The smartphone industry's leakiest franchise has done it again. 
Innovation
Survive Wedding Season With 3 Self-Care Tips From the Experts
James Dennin
It's not too late to have a plan. 
Innovation
Tesla Pickup Truck: Elon Musk Teases When We Can Expect Our First Glimpse
James Dennin
The pickup truck may be revealed surprisingly soon.
Culture
A Single Congressman's Quote Explains Why Big Tech Is Getting Scared
James Dennin
A striking and rare political consensus is emerging.