WRITING

NPR Music
a full list of clips from NPR Music can be found here

Women Are The Fabric Of 21st Century Pop
An introductory essay to season 2 of NPR Music’s Turning the Tables, which questions established wisdom about whose music matters and why.
NPR Music | July 2018

Camp Cope: Tiny Desk Concert
The Australian band uses tiny moments of introspection to illuminate life’s bewildering, terrifying, isolating aspects — especially as they apply to women.
NPR Music | August 2018

Sin And Shame Swirl In Yowler’s Darkly Hopeful ‘WTFK’
The first single from Yowler’s upcoming record shows off Maryn Jones’ dark optimism.
NPR Music | August 2018

Hear New Music From Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus’ Supergroup Boygenius
The three songwriters share a musical sensibility and a friendship, so it’s only natural they combined their superpowers for a collection of aching, intimate songs.
NPR Music | August 2018

‘Fun Is Hope’ In Ratboys’ Claymation Video For ‘Figure’
A sweet story about a sad song.
NPR Music | July 2018

Broséwave: 21 Songs For Dudes Who Drink Pink
Because gender norms are boring and pink wine is delicious.
NPR Music | July 2018

Watch The Sweaty, Sultry Video For St. Vincent’s ‘Fast Slow Disco’
This is apparently what happens when Annie Clark shows up to leather night at your local gay club.
NPR Music | June 2018

On ‘Tell Me How You Really Feel,’ Humanity Is Courtney Barnett’s Superpower
The Australian songwriter’s new album charts an internal landscape that holds anger and compassion in equally stunning measure.
NPR Music | May 2018


Bitch Media

Bedroom Dream Band: Jay Som Talks About Producing Her New Album By Herself
Bitch Media | October 2016

Review: Mitski, Puberty 2
Bitch Magazine # 72 |Fall 2016


Washington City Paper

On Its Self-Titled Debut, Lilac Daze Wears Its Influences Boldly On Its Sleeve
Washington City Paper | October 2016

Circle of Strife: New Albums By Governess and Infinity Crush, Reviewed
Washington City Paper | September 2016

Premiere: Governess, ‘Broken Glass’
Washington City Paper | September 2016


etc.

Interview: Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak
She Shreds Issue #11 | Fall 2016

mp3 premiere: “I Think I Love You”(Waxahatchee cover) – Boyscout Thriller
The Grey Estates | October 2016

Introducing: Oshwa
Bandcamp Daily | September 2016

Why Does The GOP Still Support Dangerous Gay ‘Conversion Therapy’?
The Establishment | August 2016

Marissa Lorusso at PRI.org

 

RADIO/AUDIO

‘Women Are Not One Thing’: The 2018 Turning The Tables List Shines With Diversity
I spoke with NPR’s Ailsa Chang and my colleague Sidney Madden about the 2018 Turning the Tables list.
NPR |All Things Considered | July 2018

Jeopardy!
PCHH loves Alex Trebek’s mustache and so do I.
NPR | Pop Culture Happy Hour | July 2018

Roséwave: This Summer, Think Pink
Lars Gotrich, Lyndsey McKenna and I invented a lifestyle-slash-genre. Then, we convinced All Songs Considered’s Bob Boilen to listen to it.
NPR |All Songs Considered | July 2018

Road-Testing The Songs Of The Summer
In which I remind Pop Culture Happy Hour that #20GayTeen is Hayley Kiyoko’s year and we’re all just living in it.
NPR |Pop Culture Happy Hour | June 2018

Turning The Tables Listening Party: A Dynamic Sister Duo
A conversation with Ann Powers, Sidney Madden, Katie Presley and me about the artistic mastery of Beyoncé and Solange.
NPR | World Cafe | February 2018

‘The Disaster Artist’ Is A Very James Franco Production
As a longtime fan of The Room, I chatted with PCHH about James Franco’s The Disaster Artist.
NPR | Pop Culture Happy Hour | December 2017

What Makes A Great Album Last?
I joined the ASC team to talk about being a teen who loved Bright Eyes.
NPR | All Songs Considered |November 2017

NPR Music 10th Anniversary Podcast: 2010
A conversation about Kanye, emo revival and streaming
NPR | All Songs Considered |November 2017

Kendrick Lamar Wins Big In The VMAs’ Jarring Jumble Of Moments
I brought some lukewarm takes about youth culture & Taylor Swift to PCHH
NPR | Pop Culture Happy Hour | August 2017

 

Other All Songs Considered appearances:

 

SPEAKING

Panelist: “Turning The Tables: 21st Century Edition Live,” Lincoln Center Out Of Doors, July 2018

Panelist/Presenter: “Contested Masculinities Across Pop,” MoPOP Pop Conference, April 2018

Organizer/Reader: “You Have to Read This!” reading series, May 2017

Panelist: The Ladycast Live at DC Podfest, November 2016

 

ZINES
boundaries” (Keeper Zines #4)

“DIVULGE” (Keeper Zines #3)

“U G L Y” (Keeper Zines #2)

“GRRRLS IN CARS” (Keeper Zines #1)