Andrew Adam Newman

Freelancer, frequent contributor to The New York Times. andrewadamnewman[AT]gmail[DOT]com

More than 500 articles in The New York Times in numerous sections including Business, Style and Arts. Other outlets include New York magazine, Salon, Adweek and Studio 360. Previously served as editor for alternative newspapers in Pittsburgh, Maine and Boise.

New York City



Baby-Faced Men Opt for Beard Transplants

Thanks to better procedures with more natural-looking results, beard transplants are on the rise.

New York Times

Women Who Dye Their (Armpit) Hair

The Internet is up to its armpits with women who dye their armpit hair, including Miley Cyrus, who displayed her pink underarms in a photo posted on Instagram.

New York Times

Sometimes, Even Women Need a Smoothly Shaved Face

More women are face-shaving, and fears that it will turn them into Zach Galifianakis are unfounded.

New York Times

Shoe Polish Worthy of Wall Street

About 30 men gathered at the Wall Street Humidor, a cigar shop. They had come to shine their shoes.

New York Times

Looking for Cheaper Skin-Care Products? Borrow From the Men

A couple of decades ago, men were reduced to borrowing products from women, but now the shoe is on the other well-pumiced foot.


How to Pick A Shaving Brush

Shaving brushes are soaring in popularity, part of a broader resurgence in traditional shaving practices.

New York Times

For Men, a Gluteus More Maximus

Why men increasingly are getting butt-enhancement surgery and wearing shapewear.

Advertising and Media


Ain't No Topping Us Now

The hottest trend within the fast-casual segment: build your own. The format was up 22 percent in sales in 2014, compared to 11 percent for made to order.


How Mad Men, by Looking Back, Changed the Future of Advertising

It made the industry sexier, but also made us question how far we'd come


With Ebola Scare, Hand Sanitizer Cleans Up

Sales of hand sanitizer surged during the Ebola scare, increasing about 56 percent in October 2014 over the previous year. And a hand-sanitizer billboard company soared.


More and More, Marketers Venture Into Bathroom Humor

Call it progress, or clutch your pearls. Bathroom humor that would have been rejected by network standards departments in earlier eras is now sailing through-and going viral.

New York Times

Beauty Brand Creates Campaign to Combat Mental Illness

More Americans commit suicide than die of breast cancer, but corporate support for mental illness is decidedly scant.

New York Times

For Banana Boat, Epic Battles Between Men and Sun

Banana Boat is introducing what it says is a first in the sun-care aisle, a men's line, and the commercials are no day at the beach.

Social Media

New York Times

A Thumbs-Up Brings Favorite Artists to Life For Pandora Listeners

How Pandora listeners suddenly got a one-on-one concert.

New York Times

Fruit of the Loom Sees Workers in Their Underwear

For LinkedIn members who change jobs, a change of underwear.

New York Times

When Bloggers Don't Follow the Script, to ConAgra's Chagrin

A stunt to pass off frozen meals as restaurant cuisine backfires for a Con Agra brand.


New York Times

Weight Watchers Serving Up Understanding to Those Who Eat Their Feelings

A celebrity-free departure for relating to the overweight.