On Air

Radio appearances

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
NPR’s favorite music of February 2022 | All Songs Considered
Books We Love: Recommendations For Music Fans | Pop Culture Happy Hour
Three Great Songs For Your Next Road Trip | 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
New Mix: Jay Som, Moon Hooch, Ada Lea, More  | All Songs Considered
The Fine Brushstrokes Of ‘Portrait Of A Lady On Fire’ | Pop Culture Happy Hour
New Mix: Snoh Aalegra, MXXWLL, Golda May, More | All Songs Considered New Mix: Koffee, Diet Cig, Waxahatchee, Half Waif, More | All Songs Considered
Talking, Laughing, Loving, Breathing: On The Return Of ‘The L Word’ | Pop Culture Happy Hour
New Mix: Torres, Julien Baker, Illuminati Hotties, More | All Songs Considered
The 2010s: Queer Goes Mainstream | All Songs Considered
The 2019 MTV VMAs| Pop Culture Happy Hour
Road-Testing the 2019 Songs of the Summer | Pop Culture Happy Hour
Glaring Omissions: The Music We Missed in 2018 | All Songs Considered
We Celebrate Our Favorite Christmas Songs | Pop Culture Happy Hour
New Mix: Better Oblivion Community Center, Bellows, Duster & More | January 2019
Roséwave: This Summer, Think Pink | All Songs Considered
Jeopardy! | Pop Culture Happy Hour
Road-Testing The Songs Of The Summer (2018) | 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’m also a frequent guest on All Songs Considered‘s New Music Friday podcast; these appearances are collected on my NPR byline page.

IRL talks

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/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