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
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.
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
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