News & Appearances

Appearances

April 9
Boston, MA
Boston Public Library
6 PM


Press & Interviews

2015

Radio Interview with AAPR. Listen

Radio Interview with NPR. Listen

Review of ‘The B-Side’ in POP MATTERS. Read

Review of ‘The B-Side’ in THE BOSTON GLOBE. Read

Review of ‘The B-Side’ in THE ATLANTIC. Read

Review of ‘The B-Side’ in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Read

The Gist: Songs That Almost Killed the American Songbook Listen

WNYC Interview with Leonard Lopate Listen

2014

The Gist: Blame Salt-n-Pepa for American Glottal Stop Listen

The Gist: Bankers and Internet Outrage and All These Ands Listen

Take Two: Why advertisers are turning adjectives into nouns. Listen

Take Two: What’s behind the rise of the long and rambling book subtitle? Listen

2013

Copyediting.com interview.  Read

BBC interview with Evan Davis. Listen   (Also available as a podcast from PRI’s The World  Listen)

The Rumpus interview. Read

CBS.com interview.  Read

LA TIMES interview.  Read

Radio interview on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s WORD OF MOUTH WITH COLLEEN ROSS.  Listen

Radio interview on WAMC’s THE BEST OF OUR KNOWLEDGE. Listen

Appearance at FREE LIBRARY OF PHILADELPHIA.  Listen

Radio interview on MICHAEL FELDMAN’S WHAD’YA KNOW?  Listen

“How I Write” interview on THE DAILY BEAST.  Read

THE NEW YORKER “Page-Turner” blog.  Read

HOUSTON CHRONICLE interview.  Read

TIME.COM Q&A.  Read

2012

Interview on Wisconsin Public Radio’s VERONICA RUECKERT SHOW.  Listen

Online chat with POYNTER INSTITUTE.  Read

2011

Interview with MAYBORN SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM.  Watch

2009

Interview with NPR TALK OF THE NATION.  Listen

Interview with SMITHMAG.NET.  Read

Interview with VULTURE.  Read

Interview with Pat Morrison at KPCC. Listen

2008

Online chat with WORDSMITH.  Read

2005

Interview with POYNTER INSTITUTE.  Read

Roundtable discussion with THIRD COAST INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL.  Listen

2000

Interview with CHARLIE ROSE. Watch

1994

Interview with C-SPAN BOOKNOTES.  Watch

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