Jason Fagone is a science, technology, and culture reporter for the New York Times. He works at the San Francisco Chronicle and has written for GQ, Esquire, The Atlantic, the New York Times, Mother Jones, and Philly magazine. He was named one of the Columbia Journalism Review's Ten Young Writers on the Rise. Ingenious: A Real Tale of Innovation, the X Prize, and the Race to Resurrect America, as well as Horsemen of the Esophagus: Competitive Eating and the Big Fat American Dream, are among Fagone's other works. He resides in the city of San Francisco, California.