Gritty’s Reign Has Just Begun

Mascots are safe to love in an era when nothing is. Gritty and Phang, Philly’s newest mascots, exemplify why.

Author: Eve Peyser
Source: Vice Magazine
Published: Nov 18, 2019
Length: 8 minutes (2,100 words)

I went to a convention for politics nerds and it filled me with dread, loathing, and existential terror.

At Politicon, politics is understood not as a means by which to improve lives, but as blood sport.

Author: Eve Peyser
Published: Nov 12, 2019
Length: 12 minutes (3,200 words)

First Twitter Gave Me Power. Then I Felt Hopeless.

She wanted a career as a writer, but the more time she spent building her brand for her growing Twitter followers, the sadder and lonelier she became.

Author: Eve Peyser
Source: Vice Magazine
Published: Oct 17, 2018
Length: 6 minutes (1,607 words)

Native New Yorkers Reflect on the Death of the ‘Village Voice’

From love to rage to resignation.

Author: Eve Peyser
Source: Vice Magazine
Published: Aug 31, 2018
Length: 6 minutes (1,634 words)

Trump, Trolls, and Rediscovering My Jewish Identity

A personal essay by Eve Peyser about overcoming her reluctance to identify as Jewish, and coming to terms with her heritage, in the face of increased antisemitism ushered in by our 45th President.

Author: Eve Peyser
Source: Vice Magazine
Published: Mar 23, 2017
Length: 6 minutes (1,622 words)