On Air & IRL

Radio appearances

Review: Palehound, Eye On The Bat | All Things Considered
Review: Jenny Lewis, Joy’all | All Things Considered
Books we love: NPR’s top picks for 2021 memoirs | Weekend Edition
2021 Music Preview: ‘Little Oblivions,’ ‘Collapsed In Sunbeams’ | Morning Edition
2020 Book Concierge: Four Romance Recommendations | Weekend Edition
2020 Was The Year Of Dancing By Ourselves | Weekend Edition
One Big Breath And A Blazing Guitar: 2019’s Best Moments In Music| All Things Considered
‘Women Are Not One Thing’: The 2018 Turning The Tables List Shines With Diversity | All Things Considered

Podcast hosting & conversations

Records That Changed Our Lives: Defying gatekeepers with ‘Uh Huh Her’ and Tiger Trap | All Songs Considered
Records That Changed Our Lives: Finding hope in Tracy Chapman and ‘Brand New Eyes’ | All Songs Considered
Records That Changed Our Lives: How Kate Bush and Yoko Ono challenged us | All Songs Considered
Books We Love: Recommendations For Music Fans | Pop Culture Happy Hour
The Wit, Wisdom And Awe Of Fiona Apple’s ‘Fetch The Bolt Cutters’ | All Songs Considered
The Evolution Of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ | Pop Culture Happy Hour
Book Concierge: Music Book Recommendations | Pop Culture Happy Hour
The Fine Brushstrokes Of ‘Portrait Of A Lady On Fire’ | Pop Culture Happy Hour
Talking, Laughing, Loving, Breathing: On The Return Of ‘The L Word’ | Pop Culture Happy Hour
The 2010s: Queer Goes Mainstream | All Songs Considered
The 2019 MTV VMAs| Pop Culture Happy Hour
Roséwave: This Summer, Think Pink | All Songs Considered
Jeopardy! | Pop Culture Happy Hour
‘The Disaster Artist’ Is A Very James Franco ProductionPop Culture Happy Hour
What Makes A Great Album Last? | All Songs Considered
NPR Music 10th Anniversary Podcast: 2010 | All Songs Considered
Kendrick Lamar Wins Big In The VMAs’ Jarring Jumble Of Moments | Pop Culture Happy Hour

I was also a frequent guest on All Songs Considered; these appearances are collected on my NPR byline page.

Talks and panels

Interview: Bartees Strange, All Things Go festival, September 2022
Guest lecture: University of Alabama: Gender, Music and Popular Culture, February 2022
Panelist/Presenter: “There’s No Place Like Homo: Revisiting The Home In Queer Pop” at MoPOP (Virtual) Pop Conference, September 2020
Panelist: NPR Music live listening party for Fiona Apple’s Fetch The Bolt Cutters, April 2020
Panelist: Writers panel at Dana Hall School: She Sails conference, April 2019
Panelist/Presenter: “My Revenge is Death: Unpacking the Riot Grrrls’ Soundtrack to Killing Rapists” at MoPOP Pop Conference, April 2019
Panelist: “Turning The Tables: 21st Century Edition Live,” Lincoln Center Out Of Doors, July 2018
Panelist/Presenter: “Pop Personae and Fashioned Bodies: An Analysis of Pop Styles and Soft Masculinities” at 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