Matt Gross

Matt Gross

I'm a journalist.

Most recently, I was the editorial director at realtor.com. A little while ago, I was the editor of Boston.com, and before that BonAppetit.com. Once upon a time I was the Frugal Traveler for the NYT.

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O Matthew, Where Art Thou? (And Why Are So Few Film & TV Characters Named Matthew Anyway?)

The absence of Matthew from Downton Abbey is no anomaly: Despite the name’s popularity IRL, it’s almost never on film or…...

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On the Ethics of Banning (or Not Banning) Foie Gras

California’s foie gras ban has been overturned — and that gives us a newly grown-up way to think about the ethics of eat…...

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The Vision Thing: Movie & TV Characters Wear Glasses for All the Wrong Reasons

From Peter Parker to Harry Potter, film heroes sport character-defining specs. But do any really need eyeglasses? Inside…...

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