David MacNeal (author, etc.)


Former digital editor of 5280 magazine, currently inspiring curiosity as a freelance editor at Art of Play and TANGRAM magazine. Feel free to watch videos I’ve produced or filmed and edited, and checkout an old B2B podcast I hosted.

My nonfiction book Bugged: The Insects Who Rule the World and the People Obsessed with Them was published by St. Martin’s Press in 2017 and translated into three languages. Past contributor to WIRED with bylines also in WSJViceMedium, Los Angeles MagazineOnion A.V. ClubPacific Standard, ArsTechnicaOutside, and others.

My WIRED stories covered a gamut of intrigue—from 3-D printed body partscloud speakers, bug sushi, and Darwin’s facial expressions to my feature story on the banana-clad madness of Decentralized Dance Parties.

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