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Writing by Erik Olsen

Journalism:


Frequent Contributor:
Various NYT Blogs



Unlocking Your Inner Movie Director (and Editor)
The New York Times - December 2013

A Film Fan's Love Letter to Jaws - July 5, 2013
The New York Times

Scientists Uncover Invisible Motion in Video
The New York Times - Feb. 27, 2013

Ghostlike and Vulnerable, the Manta Ray Finds a Friend
The New York Times - Feb. 27, 2013

Kiteboarding for Speed
The New York Times - November 23, 2012

Blind Adventurer Trains for His Scariest Challenge Yet
The New York Times - November 12, 2012

Saving Sri Lanka's blue whales in danger from shipping
The New York Times - July 2, 2012

Wrecks Inspire Aquarium Design
The New York Times

Arming the Movies
The New York Times

Defying Gravity With Creativity
The New York Times

California's Coastline Controversy
The New York Times

Illuminating the Perils of Pollution, Nature's Way
The New York Times

Wild Dolphin Project
The New York Times

New York Gets a Bee of It's Own
The New York Times

Plight of the Lemur
The New York Times

Richard Branson: A Man With an
Island for Lemurs

The New York Times

The International Whistlers Convention
The New York Times

Where Cinema and Biology Meet
The New York Times

Florida Keys Declare Open Season on
the Invasive Lionfish

The New York Times

Protected Reef Offers Model for Conservation
The New York Times

On Patrol With the Reef Ranger
The New York Times

Live on Two Wheels with David Byrne
The New York Times

Bent, Not Broken
The New York Times

Out of Commission Above Water, but Not Below It
The New York Times

Invasive Algae
The New York Times

In a Father's Clutter, Historic Oddities
The New York Times

On Video Journalism
Digital Journalist

Pine Beetles Create Biz Opportunities
The New York Times

Smart Meters Open Market for Smart Apps
The New York Times

The Perils of Altitude
ABC News.com

Don't Buy It: Taking on the United States of Consumption
ABC News.com

Paying for Online Content
ABC News.com

Inside Afghanistan with Sebastian Junger
ABC News.com

Lennon in New York
ABC News.com
Finalist 2001 Online Journalism Awards

Hip Hop
ABC News.com


Rare Earth: Nightline companion piece
ABC News.com

Internet Stands Strong During WTC Disaster
ABC News.com

Hacker Group Claims to Have Hacked Arab Banks
ABC News.com

Nuke Agency Pulls Web Site in Crisis
ABC News.com

Sacred Monkey River - Book Review
ABC News.com

Identity Theft
ABC News.com

Roommate Wanted (old - this was published in the Seattle Weekly)

Back to Basics
New Architect

Workers for Rent - Downsizing
Seattle Weekly
Travel Articles:

Former Editor-in-Chief
Gadling travel blog


At Historic Berlin Airport, Picnics and Roller Skates

Varanasi -- Life and Death on the Ganges

Bacchanalia -- One Man's Struggle to Find a Vibe at the World's Most Amazing Party
BootsNAll

Profile of Kayaker Eric Stiller (pdf)
Paddler Magazine

Kayaking Points North
Los Angeles Times (this was the front page of the Sunday travel section).

Riding the Coastal Classic - a Train Trip Through Alaska
MSNBC.com

Mt. Marathon Race -- Have an extreme Fourth of July in Alaska
MSNBC.com

Kayaking in Alaska (with gallery)
ABC News.com

Vacation Deprivation with audio
MSNBC.com


Mesmerizing Mumbai and the Big Bazaar
Part I of travel series on India with video, photos and panoramics
MSNBC.com

Agra After (or Before) the Taj -- Part II of Travel series on India with video, photos and panoramics
MSNBC.com

Complex Allure of Mumbai and gallery
Stellar Magazine

Lords of the Weirs
Stellar Magazine

Hooking the King and gallery
Stellar Magazine

Huaso for a Day and gallery
Stellar Magazine

Into the Inferno -- Climbing a Chilean Volcano
ABC News.com

Hiking California's Lost Coast-- A Trip Through Natural History With No Amenities
ABC News.com

Sunset with Moncho -- Exploring Torres del Paine National Park
ABC News.com

The Perfect Fire -- Finding Warmth in the Scottish Highlands
ABC News.com

Running the Weir - Cesky Krumlov
ABC News.com

Plomo
Duct Tape Press

A Cold, Faraway Place -- hitting the beach in Antarctica.
ABC News.com

The Long Way Home -- travels in South America
Fiction:

Family Values

The Matador



American Dreamer