David Amsden

David Amsden is a contributing writer at New York magazine and the author of the novel Important Things That Don't Matter. He is currently writing a personal and reportorial account of middle-class kids in their teens and early 20s.

Sept. 14 2005 1:47 PMThe Slurpee at 40Has it grown up?
June 17 2004 8:07 AMBumping and Grinding on the Dance Floor
June 15 2004 3:16 PMA Man in His Mid-20s Goes Back to the Dance
June 21 2004 4:59 PMSaved by the BallHow popular culture has gotten dodgeball all wrong.
June 16 2004 7:32 AMCountdown to the Big Night
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