press



sometimes so much so that people write about it or ask me to talk about it!

video
Elaine May short documentary | Academy Awards 2022, dir. Marina Zenovich | appeared in tribute to Elaine May at the 2022 Governors Awards ceremony, link tk

print interviews & mentions
Wall Street Journal | Who Wants Joan Didion’s Old Stuff? | November 2022 | I basically just held myself publicly accountable to not spend an insane amount of money on Joan Didion’s Spode China for a bit.
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 you are my editor or agent do not read the following joke] Get in line babe I’m going to be writing and rewriting this until they physically pry it off my hard drive.
The Financial Times | ’77 Music Club featured in piece about women in the music podcast space | May 2018
Quiet Lunch | interviewed about ’77 Music Club | May 2018

podcast guest appearances
The Record Store Day Podcast with Paul Myers | remembering Christine McVie | December 2022
Podcast Like It’s 1999 | on Ally McBeal | August 2022
Danpilled by Fluxblog | on Steely Dan, Aimee Mann, and more | July 2022
Podcast Like It’s 2009 | on Up In The Air | April 2022
The Bright Wall/Dark Room Podcast | on Crossing Delancey | November 2021
The Sound of Success with Nic Harcourt | on my sick love of incredibly sad music | October 2021
Podcast Like It’s 1999 | on The West Wing S1E19 (“Let Bartlet Be Bartlet”!) | September 2021
Podcast Like It’s 1989 | on The War of the Roses | June 2021
Exiting Through the 2010s | on Mistress America | April 2021
Podcast Like It’s 1999 | on Sex and the City S2E15 (“Shortcomings”) | March 2021
Eye of the Duck | on Elaine May and Ishtar (1987) | March 2021
The Film Stage | on Elaine May and Mikey and Nicky (1976) | September 2020
Ruined Childhoods | on Elaine May and the reclamation of Ishtar (1987) | April 2020

live q&as, discussions, and radio interviews
London Screenwriters’ Festival | on Elaine May’s work as a script doctor
Cinema St. Louis | on Elaine May and A New Leaf (1971) for its 50th anniversary | June 2021
Just Another Menace Sunday | on 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 | on Fleetwood Mac and Lindsey Buckingham’s departure | April 2018
Radio New Zealand | on Tina Weymouth and misogyny in music criticism | October 2017