About Jesse Kornbluth

Jesse Kornbluth is is a New York-based writer and editor of HeadButler.com, a cultural concierge site he launched in 2004. As a magazine journalist, he has been a contributing editor for Vanity Fair, New York and Architectural Digest. As an author, his books include Airborne: The Triumph and Struggle of Michael Jordan; Highly Confident: The Crime and Punishment of Michael Milken and Pre-Pop Warhol. As a screenwriter, he has written for Robert De Niro, Paul Newman and PBS. On the Web, he co-founded Bookreporter.com. From 1997 to 2002, he was Editorial Director of America Online.

Father’s Day: 23 Substitutes For A Red Telsa

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Jesse Kornbluth compiles a list for father’s day gifts.

“I’d Lay My Head On The Railroad Tracks/And Wait For The Double E”

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews the music – and life – of Warren Zevon.

Looking for a Summer Reading List? Here You Go

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Summer has begun and Jesse Kornbluth has a few suggestions for you that are not your average beach reading.

A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews a book about food, family, and Morris Wizenberg’s father.

Boiling Point

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews a book that lays down the truth about climate change.

The Marriage Book: Centuries of Advice, Inspiration, and Cautionary Tales from Adam and Eve to Zoloft

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Jesse Kornbluth reviews a book on marriage that covers it all.

Vegetable Harvest: Vegetables at the Center of the Plate

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What can you do to save the most precious resource on the planet? The answer might be sitting on your dinner plate.

Mother’s Day Approaches: 32 Unusual Suggestions Await You

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Looking for a Mother’s Day gift? Jesse Kornbluth has 32 unique ideas for you.

Blake Mills: A Musician without An Upper Limit

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Without any hype, with no great charisma, without even much in the way of stage presence, Blake Mills is the immediate future of intelligent music.

For Men Who Don’t Want to Commit Sandpaper on Their Woman: Proraso Shave Cream

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Jesse Kornbluth on a shaving product perfect for you.

I Have a Simple Test for Beauty. It Makes Me Cry. Mark Knopfler’s Music Does That

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Jesse Kornbluth shares an interview with musician Mark Knopfler and urges you to check out his album “Tracker”.

The Four Just Men

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Vigilantes? Maybe. But the Four Just Men are civilized. They even tell their targets the date they’re going to die.

The Great, and Calming, Buck Brannaman

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He Gentles Horses. He Can Transform Your Kids—And Yourself

Night Life: A Thriller

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We may not always been impressed, but when we are, we take it as far as it can go.

The Kid From Tomkinsville

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What speaks to a boy more than sports? A book about sports, of course.

Raise Your Hand if You Pay a ‘Wife Bonus': Primates of Park Avenue

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Jesse Kornbluth interviews the author of a book centering around an unspoken phenomenon of the Upper East Side: a “wife bonus”.