Michael Arceneaux

New York, NY

Michael Arceneaux is a Houston-bred, Howard-educated writer currently living in Harlem.

Presently, Michael pens the column Pop That, which chronicles the intersection of pop culture and sex for EBONY magazine. He also serves as a regular contributor to EBONY.com, Complex, The Guardian, Fusion, Gawker, VH1, and Univision’s The Root. Moreover, he’s written for the New York Times magazine, the Washington Post, Buzzfeed, Esquire.com, Time Ideas, New Yorkmagazine’s Vulture, Salon, The Atlantic, The Guardian, NPR’s Code Switch, xoJane, ESSENCE magazine, Comedy Central Online, among others.

His work has been referenced everywhere from The Weekly Standard to Jezebel to MSNBC and even been deemed required reading for courses at Harvard University. Additionally, Michael’s made several appearances on MSNBC, NPR, BET, Sirius Radio,HuffPoLive in addition to other various radio interviews on nationally syndicated programs. He also appeared in a Beyoncé documentary produced by Music Choice, which was special because Beyoncé is Michael’s lord and gyrator.

  • Work
    • Writer
  • Education
    • Howard University