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, Gawker, Complex.com, New York mag's Vulture, Esquire.com, Time Ideas, Buzzfeed, Slate's The Root, NPR's Code Switch, News One, The Atlantic, theGrio, Salon, VIBE, Comedy Central Online, among others.

On: pop culture, politics, race, sexuality, social media, etc.

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

Moreover, he has provided commentary for NPR, MSNBC, New York's Hot 97, Huffington Post Live, and other outlets. He likes doing that a lot - even more than writing in third person.