voice work

Craig Of The Creek: “The Vulture’s Nest” (2018)
Amazingly, I got to play myself on an episode of Cartoon Network's Craig of the Creek, in which the three main characters meet my band Bad Moves and help us book a punk show. It's weird, and it's great.

roundtables + commentary

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Yesterday'
Imagine there’s no Beatles
NPR • Monkey See • 2019

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Solo'
On the origins of the galaxy's original rebel boyfriend
NPR • Monkey See • 2018

Pop Culture Happy Hour: A Superteam Assembles To Talk 'Justice League'
If you like your valleys uncanny, have I got a CGI-enhanced resurrected superhero for you
NPR • Monkey See • 2017

Just What Is An Album? In 2016, That Was An Open Question
On how a string of unconventional pop records warped the album's very definition
NPR • All Things Considered • 2016

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Pete's Dragon' And Kids And Their Monsters
Of scary monsters and nice sprites, from E.T. to Hobbes to Snuffleupagus
NPR • Monkey See • 2016

All Songs Considered: Takeover Edition
A bizarro episode of the foundational music podcast, in which the host is me
NPR  • All Songs Considered • 2016

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'X-Men' And Supervillains
On the fractured mutant timeline and bad guys who fail to practice good mise-en-place
NPR • Monkey See • 2016


Can’t Follow The Beat? Just Add Butter
A brief introduction to polyrhythms, featuring The National’s Bryce Dressner and drummer LaFrae Sci
NPR • All Things Considered • 2014

Waxahatchee: A Lonesome Voice, Raised In Basements
Twenty-four hours with songwriter Katie Crutchfield, on the eve of a breakthrough
NPR • Weekend Edition Sunday • 2013

Our Band Could Be Your Life, Still
Ten years later, artists weigh in on the book that's become a DIY bible
NPR • All Things Considered • 2011