Recently I was interviewed for our local community paper's book column about my 2017 book, Nothing Has Been Done Before. Read it here! I enjoyed chatting with Mandy Shunnarah about the continuing relevance of "the new" in music culture, and we even took a related detour into musical genres. If you want to learn more… Continue reading Revisiting Nothing Has Been Done Before
“Things We Love” at Alive
I'm in the new issue of Columbus' alt-weekly Alive for a feature called "Things We Love." It's a brief music-centric list with a little bit of tie-in to the book. I could have made this entire list about Prince. Thanks to Andy Downing and Joel Oliphint.
Q&A on CCAD’s Website
Many thanks to my employer, CCAD (Columbus College of Art & Design), for running this Q&A about Nothing Has Been Done Before. I discuss how the book came to be, a trip to NYC in October 2016, my writing approach, and how the book has informed a course I teach, American Literature for the New… Continue reading Q&A on CCAD’s Website
The Latest: An Interview with Greg Dulli of The Afghan Whigs
I had the great fortune to interview Greg Dulli of the Afghan Whigs last month for PopMatters. I don't conduct interviews very often, but as a Whigs fan since 1994, I jumped at the chance. It came a difficult time for Dulli and everyone in the Whigs/Twilight Singers extended family--it's explained in the article--so I… Continue reading The Latest: An Interview with Greg Dulli of The Afghan Whigs