appearances



sometimes i know what’s going on so much that people write about it or ask me to talk about it!

podcast guest appearances

Podcast Like It’s 1999 | discussing The West Wing S1E19 (the iconique “Let Bartlet Be Bartlet”!) | September 2021
Podcast Like It’s 1989 | discussing The War of the Roses | June 2021
Exiting Through the 2010s | discussing Mistress America, Greta Gerwig, and screwball comedy | April 2021
Podcast Like It’s 1999 | discussing Sex and the City S2E15 (“Shortcomings”), the show’s legacy, and perfect guest star Valerie Harper | March 2021
Eye of the Duck | discussing Elaine May and Ishtar (1987) | March 2021
The Film Stage | discussing Elaine May and Mikey and Nicky (1976) | September 2020
Ruined Childhoods | discussing Elaine May and the reclamation of Ishtar (1987) | April 2020

live q&as + radio

Cinema St. Louis | live discussion of Elaine May and A New Leaf (1971) for its 50th anniversary | June 2021
Just Another Menace Sunday | discussing Liz Phair and my essay about her in Go All The Way: A Literary Appreciation of Power Pop | November 2019
Chris Frantz the Talking Head Show (WPKN) | guest session on Frantz’s monthly radio show, discussing new and notable releases and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame | March 2019
BBC Radio 5 | discussing Fleetwood Mac and Lindsey Buckingham’s departure | April 2018
Radio New Zealand | discussing Tina Weymouth, Talking Heads, and misogyny in music criticism | October 2017

press interviews & mentions

The New Yorker | Four Rarities from the TCM Festival | May 2021 | Richard Brody is apparently “impatient to read” my forthcoming biography of Elaine May. (if ur my agent or my editor don’t read the following joke) Looks like I gotta start writing it!
The Financial Times | ’77 Music Club featured in piece about women in music podcasts | May 2018
Quiet Lunch | interviewed about ’77 Music Club | May 2018