Here are some highlights of my writing career from the recent and not-so-recent past.
MAGNET Classics: Pernice Brothers’ “Overcome by Happiness”
MAGNET Magazine, #120, 2015
Live Review: Beauty Pill, Arlington, Va., May 2, 2015
One man’s Bowie obsession leads him to Philadelphia, where The Thin White Duke came to find his soul
Philadelphia City Paper, April 8, 2015
Crime novelist Dennis Tafoya is leaving bodies all over town
Philadelphia City Paper, May 1, 2014
Someone wrote a song about “Every Mad Men Tracking Shot”
The AV Club, April 30, 2014
A Reddit user compiled IMDB’s highest-rated movies from 1894 to today
The AV Club, March 25, 2014
Explore the eerily resonant nostalgia of Experimental Music on Children’s Television
The AV Club, February 25, 2014
By Himself- Author/musician Wesley Stace finally puts his name above the title
Philadelphia City Paper, October 3, 2013 (alternate link)
Across the Great Divide- Wussy flexes its collaborative muscle on the bittersweet Strawberry
Needle, March 2012
Corin Tucker Band- Dance the Blues Away
MAGNET Magazine, #92, 2012
An Ideal Beauty- Public recording sessions, breakthroughs on MySpace and near-death experiences: the story of Beauty Pill.
MAGNET Magazine, #81, 2011
The Proclaimer- Eddie Argos makes friends and influences people on Art Brut’s latest.
Cowbell Magazine, May 2011
Weakerthans find their strength
Philadelphia Inquirer, October 31, 2007
Costello uneven in concert after his strong opening
Philadelphia Inquirer, May 21, 2007
Shall I Be Released?- Just how good is Bob Dylan’s Bootleg Series.
Philadelphia City Paper, March 23-31, 2004
Newman’s Own- There’s still no one quite like Randy Newman.
Philadelphia City Paper, September 27-October 4, 2001
Additionally, I reviewed every released song by the band Pulp on my Music From a Bachelor’s Den blog.