Thor Benson is a traveling writer who is currently located in New Orleans, LA. Benson was born in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. His journalism has been featured in: The Atlantic, Wired, Rolling Stone, The Daily Beast, NBC News, MTV News, Slate, Business Insider, Salon, Vice, Inverse, Gizmodo, In These Times, The New Republic, The Verge, Fast Company and elsewhere. He has been interviewed on The Big Picture with Thom Hartmann, Ring of Fire, HuffPost Live, The Lip, The Young Turks and elsewhere. He can be found in a run-down whiskey bar.