Mr. Greenman is a weekly contributor to the revered mp3 blog moistworks.com, where he has covered a variety of topics ranging from silence in relationships to trust to fear to anger. All of his essays are accompanied by pop music.
Sample Moistworks Essay: A rumination on youth and beauty
An earth ball, also called a cage ball, is a large inflatable ball most often seen in junior-high-school locker rooms and used as an exercise aid when weather does not permit outside play. Since 2005, Mr. Greenman has been writing in the voice of an earth ball to comment on the current political scene, and particularly the radio and television programs of the conservative commentator Sean Hannity. The Earth Ball pieces are beloved, mainly because Earth Ball is lovable. Find an archive of them here.
Sample Earth Ball: Black and White and Read All Over: Earth Ball Comes In Like a Lamb
Mr. Greenman’s nonfiction work has appeared in the New York Times, Nextbook, ReadyMade, the Believer, the Mississppi Review, and elsewhere. Most recently, he has contributed to Coudal.com’s legendary Field-Tested Books project, which has also featured such writers as George Saunders, Jonathan Ames, Steve Almond, and Scott Korb.