After interning with the company for three months, he quickly climbed the editorial ladder: from assitant to associate and on to features editor, where he wrote about the intersections of fashion, music, technology and culture. 

Seth Rogen Has a Deep LaughIn a candid sitdown, the comedian and filmmaker talks about his latest Netflix special, Tommy Wiseau, Kanye West, and more.

Conspicuous consumption at its worst.

Brands Should Be More Like Patagonia On Earth Day, Ben looked to the outdoor brand as a case study in how to create clothing with a conscience.

The Retail Slump Is Killing Middle-of-the-Mall Brands PayLess and over a half-dozen other brands filed for bankruptcy in the first three months of 2017 alone.

Launched HYPEBEAST Radio

Ben launched, hosted and produced HYPEBEAST’s eponymous podcast program and platform.

IKEA® “Find Your Style 101” and “Style Clash” Campaigns

Moving is the chance to transform an expressionless space into a reflection of your personality and style. Whether your move is into a new apartment, or into a dorm during the back-to-school Fall season, you always want your new home base to be an expression of what you love. For sneaker fans, the challenges of setting up a new apartment can be unique — wall space and storage are always at a premium, both for displaying your kicks and stashing your shoe boxes; accessibility is important, and you still need somewhere to sleep.

With that in mind, HYPEBEAST partnered with IKEA to set up a clean and contemporary sneakerhead space. 

Tom Sachs Breaks Down the Nike Mars Yard 2.0 Sneaker Tom Sachs' NikeCraft project set up camp on Governor's Island last week with the opening of Space Camp, an interactive combination of obstacle course, indoctrination station and art installation. According to Sachs: "This project—the shoes, the movie, the obstacle, the zine—all of that is in the service of the idea that the reward for good work is more work." HYPEBEAST sat down with Sachs to delve into some of the ideas underlying the NikeCraft project.

Migos Explain Their Lingo, Their Favorite Ad-Libs And Why They Might Just Write a Book

When you get an opportunity to interview the Beatles, you take it.

1800 Tequila Parties & Activations

Ben helped host and produce content from on-site activations at Palm Springs during Coachella and just outside of Austin during SXSW.

Print Interviews & Features

Oh, and he wrote for the magazine, too.