Joel Stein Facebook Instagram Twitter Website Joel Stein wrote a weekly column for Time magazine for 20 years, along with 22 cover stories; he was a weekly columnist for Entertainment Weekly and the Los Angeles Times. He is the author of the books Man Made: A Stupid Quest for Masculinity and In Defense of Elitism: Why I'm Better Than You and You're Better Than Someone Who Didn't Buy This Book.Expertise: wine, cooking, restaurants, entertaining.Experience: Joel Stein was not easy to work with on this bio. The only facts he provided that were verifiable were that he wrote a weekly column for Time magazine for 20 years, along with 22 cover stories; that he was a columnist for Entertainment Weekly and the Los Angeles Times; that he is the author of the aforementioned books; that he has taught at Princeton and written for several sitcoms; and that and has written for The New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Washington Post, the Financial Times magazine, the New Yorker, Esquire, Vanity Fair, GQ, Food & Wine, and Town and Country. There is no factual basis for his claim that his writing has "saved millions of lives and destroyed many more marriages." About Food & Wine Food & Wine, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for anyone passionate about the culinary world. With rigorously tested recipes and the most trusted restaurant, drinks, culinary travel and home coverage, we inspire and empower people everywhere to discover, create, and devour the best in food and wine. Learn more about us and our editorial process.