Marcus Reeves

Photo of writer and fact checker Marcus Reeves

Marcus Reeves is an experienced writer, publisher, and fact-checker. He began his writing career reporting for The Source magazine. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, Playboy, The Washington Post, and Rolling Stone, among other publications. His book Somebody Scream: Rap Music's Rise to Prominence in the Aftershock of Black Power was nominated for a Zora Neale Hurston Award. He is an adjunct instructor at New York University, where he teaches writing and communications. Marcus received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

About Better Homes & Gardens

Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

Latest from Marcus Reeves
Commerce Photo Composite
The 7 Best Window Air Conditioners of 2023 for Cooling Every Room in Your House
ginger root 2
Types and Forms of Ginger Used for Cooking and In Candy
Commerce Photo Composite
The 8 Best Bidet Attachments of 2023, According to Testing
Orecchiette with Ricotta and Chard Pan Sauce
17 Healthy Pasta Recipes With Vegetables That Are Ready Fast
four leaf clovers on colorful background
7 Four-Leaf Clover Facts to Know for St. Patrick's Day
Giant hogweed plant with white, clustered blooms in wooded area with tall grass
Giant Hogweed Can Seriously Burn Your Skin—Here's How to Spot It
A stack of shipping boxes on a front porch
How to Take Action When Porch Pirates Steal Your Packages
block of Himalayan pink salt
Pink Himalayan Salt: What to Know, Including Benefits and Uses
Air-Fryer Chicken Katsu Sandwiches
31 Tasty Air-Fryer Recipes That Showcase the Appliance's Versatility
assorted hairbrushes on pink background
How to Clean Your Hairbrush to Remove Lint and Buildup
Stainless Cookware Set
The 6 Best Stainless Steel Cookware Sets of 2023, According to Lab Testing 
avocado and avocado oil on a cutting board outdoors
Can You Use Avocado Oil for Baking? Yes—and It Works for Sautéing, Too
Eufy Security Five-Piece Home Security System tout
The 8 Best Home Security Systems to Keep Your House and Family Safe
sliced seared tuna on plate with greens
3 Ways to Cook Tuna Steak for a Fast Dinner That Tastes Gourmet
Commerce Photo Composite
Pet-Safe Household Cleaning Products That Won't Harm Your Furry Friend
Commerce Photo Composite
We Put 31 of the Best Pillows to the Test & These 11 Were the Most Comfortable
best removable wallpapers
We Put 29 of the Best Removable Wallpapers to the Test, and These 9 Won't Damage Your Walls
DIY Eucalyptus shower bundle hanging from shower head
How to Make DIY Eucalyptus Shower Bundles
laundry room with wire baskets and hanging shelf
How to Remove Coffee Stains on Clothing with 3 Household Products
woman cleaning spray
Is Microban Safe and How Does Microban Work Against Bacteria?
Commerce Photo Composite
The 9 Best Electric Fireplaces of 2023 to Keep Warm and Cozy at Home, According to Testing
happy woman eating salad
What Are Healthy Portion Sizes? Use These Expert Guidelines
blueberries produce baskets
7 of the Best Brain Foods to Improve Your Memory and Concentration
using string mop on tile floor
How to Clean Tile Floors, No Matter What Type (and Grout, Too!)