Welcome to InsideHook

Mission Statement
InsideHook’s objective is to help you develop and maintain a meaningful, ongoing connection to the worlds of culture, wellness and leisure. A life truly well-lived involves continued discovery — of new things, new experiences, new perspectives — and we’re here to help you make those discoveries.

InsideHook allows you to cut through the noise and focus on the things you want and need to know. Through expert insights, hands-on reviews and in-depth reporting from our team of writers and editors, we give you everything you need to make the smartest possible decisions about how to spend your time and money.

Here’s What We Do…
We take you around the world to the best travel destinations and tell you exactly what to do while you’re there. We put you behind the wheel of the newest cars. We take you inside the studios of designers for insight into the season’s trends and styles. We bring you along with us to the gym or wherever we need to be to experiment with the latest workouts. And, of course, we invite you to sit with us at the bar for a drink and some lively conversation about hot-button topics in culture and entertainment. Life is about experiences, and we promise to have as many of them as possible and then share them with you.

Here’s How We Do It…
With a team of editors, writers and contributors spread across the globe, InsideHook features both short, digestible takes on the most relevant topics of the day, as well as longer reads that give you a deep look at the various facets of culture, wellness and leisure. While we aim to expand your mind and your horizons, we are also dedicated to more practical pursuits. Looking for help outfitting your life with all the best gear, gadgets and apparel? Our Goods section features product roundups and reviews based on real-life, hands-on testing, plus up-to-the-minute coverage of the best deals on the Internet, whether you’re into outdoor gear, watches, tech, style or cooking.

Meet Our Editorial Staff

Mike Conklin


Alex Lauer

Features Editor

Bonnie Stiernberg

Managing Editor

Kirk Miller

Senior Lifestyle Editor

Evan Bleier, Jordan Bowman, Amanda Gabriele, Tanner Garrity

Senior Editors

Logan Mahan, Paolo Sandoval

Commerce Editors

Lindsay Rogers

Associate Editor, Travel

Joanna Sommer

Editorial Assistant

Danica Killelea

Art Director

Olivia Sheehy

Graphic Designer

Zoe De Leon

Social Media Coordinator

What We Cover

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The Goods, Our Daily Curated Shopping Newsletter:

Shoppable daily gear and style newsletter featuring deals, product reviews, seasonal roundups, brand profiles and more.

The Journey, Our Weekly Travel Newsletter:

A weekly digest of the best destinations, hotels, bucket-list experiences and of-the-moment travel intel for the globetrotting man.

The Spill, Our Weekly Newsletter dedicated to drinking and the culture around it:

A weekly digest of the best in drinks and drink culture including reviews, roundups and recipes.

The Charge, Our Weekly Wellness Newsletter:

Your Monday morning dose of wellness motivation will get you up and moving.

The Stitch, Our Weekly Style Newsletter:

For anyone looking to navigate current trends and look their absolute best.

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