- Selected by Esquire UK as one of their Long Reads of the Week.
- Selected as one of re/code's Must Reads of the day alongside three other writers representing The Los Angeles Times, Salon and The New York Times.
- Selected by The Verge for their Weekender column's Recommended Reading.
- Selected as a Must Read By Longform.org.
- Selected for an Audio Reading by Umano.
- Translated into multiple languages by VICE Media, including Russian, Serbian and Japanese and published worldwide.
- "GLaDOS Song," originally intended to be included in the acclaimed Portal video game series, was newly discovered during the writing of this profile and recorded afresh in studio for inclusion with the article at publication. It has since proliferated on the internet gaining hundreds of thousands of plays.
- "GLaDOS Song" and author's rediscovery of it, now part of the history of the Portal/Half-Life video game series.
- Reached the #1 spot on news aggregator Digg.com.