Michael Arceneaux

Michael Arceneaux is a Houston-bred, Howard-educated writer, and sometimes because of this economy and his student loans, an aspiring private dancer.

As a freelance writer he has written for outlets like EBONY.com, New York mag's Vulture, Esquire.com, Time Ideas, Complex.com, Gawker, Buzzfeed, Slate's The Root, News One, The Atlantic, NBC News' theGrio, Salon, VIBE, Comedy Central Online, among others.

He also helms the humor blog, The Cynical Ones, which led to The Root naming him one of the Best Black Bloggers of 2012.