My writing life ranges from daily writing on reality blurred to longform journalism.

If you want to know more about my work, it’s all here, archived by publication. Explore below, or start with these stories:

Pacific Standard

Pacific Standard

Pacific Standard is a magazine that “tells stories about society’s biggest problems, both established and emerging, and the people attempting to solve them.”

Playboy Reality on the High Seas


My journalism in Playboy includes two feature stories.

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I wrote, reported, and narrated several feature stories and one commentary for NPR.

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I contributed to HitFix’s reality television coverage.

The Daily Beast

The Daily Beast

My reporting and essays for The Daily Beast covers subjects from The Bachelor to a Harry Potter theme park attraction’s storytelling.

Andy Dehnart magazine writing

magazines and more

All of the other stories I’ve written for web publications, print magazines, and other outlets are archived here.

Andy Dehnart newspaper articles


Articles published in newspapers, in print and online.

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Starting in 2004, I contributed to the entertainment coverage at msnbc.com, later known as NBC News,then the most-popular news web site. I primarily wrote about television, and served as the interim TV editor for a period of time.

Student.com header circa 1999


For two years, I wrote television criticism for Student.com, an early online magazine that went away when the dot-com bubble burst. As TV critic for the magazine, I wrote weekly reviews of TV shows and highlighted upcoming shows. As a staff writer and summer intern, I wrote features and reported pieces about campus life.