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Listening To: Pop Resistance

I’m looking forward to this event coming up Thursday Feb. 15 in which I get to not only discuss Afrofuturism and pop music’s political resistance, but I get to do so with Sharon Udoh of the terrific local band Counterfeit Madison. “Listening To: Pop Resistance” will be an informal listening event featuring plenty of music […]

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Paging Columbus

A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to read from Nothing Has Been Done Before at one of Columbus’ literary powerhouses, Paging Columbus. The reading series moved recently to Two Dollar Radio HQ bookstore, thus the unicorn behind me in the picture below. Paging Columbus usually features poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, so I […]

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Updates

The past month hasn’t been as much of a winter break or holiday as I would have liked, which is the reason why there haven’t been any updates in a while. That, however, should change in the next week or so. I’m planning to work on the discography and add more resources. Also, my spring […]

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Interview with Future of Music Coalition re: Net Neutrality

I had the opportunity to interview Kevin Erickson from Future of Music Coalition about the impending vote to end net neutrality and its impact on musicians and the broader music ecosystem. Many thanks to Kevin and PopMatters for turning this around so quickly. Read the interview here. An excerpt:    

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Net Neutrality and the Music Ecosystem

I had the opportunity to interview Kevin Erickson from Future of Music Coalition about the impending vote to end net neutrality and its impact on musicians and the broader music ecosystem. Many thanks to Kevin and PopMatters for turning this around so quickly. Read the interview here. An excerpt:   You can also read my […]

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Statement on Net Neutrality

Net neutrality protects the true democratic potential of the internet: that anyone, regardless of wealth or social status, may produce new thought, knowledge, forms of expression, goods, and services, and contribute to the creation of new communities. While it’s true that the internet is by no means perfect, eliminating net neutrality would remove a critical […]

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Statement on Net Neutrality

Net neutrality protects the true democratic potential of the internet: that anyone, regardless of wealth or social status, may produce new thought, knowledge, forms of expression, goods, and services, and contribute to the creation of new communities. While it’s true that the internet is by no means perfect, eliminating net neutrality would remove a critical […]

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Upcoming Author Talk in Columbus

I’m thrilled to be giving a free author talk about Nothing Has Been Done Before at the Bexley Public Library this coming Thursday, December 7, from 7pm to 8pm. Bexley is just east of downtown Columbus. The library has hosted some terrific authors. Click here and say you’ll be there. I’ll have copies of the […]

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Upcoming Author Talk in Columbus

I’m thrilled to be giving a free author talk about Nothing Has Been Done Before at the Bexley Public Library this coming Thursday, December 7, from 7pm to 8pm. Bexley is just east of downtown Columbus. The library has hosted some terrific authors. Click here and say you’ll be there. I’ll have copies of the […]

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Nothing Has Been Done Before Has a Website

I created a website full of resources for my new book, Nothing Has Been Done Before: Seeking the New in 21st Century American Literature. Go here and bookmark: http://nothinghasbeendonebefore.com The site includes audio and visual, a complete discography, outtakes, and more. Those resources won’t update much–though I’m still building the annotations for the discography–but I’ll […]