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Dan Shewan is a nonfiction writer based in New England. His journalism and essays have appeared in a wide range of publications in print and online, including The Daily Beast, The Independent, Pacific Standard, and The Rumpus, among others. Dan is fascinated by stories at the intersection of technology, politics, and popular culture, and his work has focused on everything from the conspiracy theories of right-wing militias to the political activism of modern-day Satanists. Although careful to avoid stereotypes, Dan enjoys single-malt Scotch and long, brooding walks in the rain.