Here is a small sample of my work over the years:


In Westworld, the Player Piano is the Main Attraction, October 17, 2016

How Game of Thrones Became the Most Viral Show on TV, April 14, 2016

For Grateful Dead, Long, Strange Trip Ends in a Sea of Mail, February 15, 2015

Leonard Cohen on Popular Problems and How to Listen to Kanye West, September 19, 2014

For a complete archive of my work at the Wall Street Journal, click here.

Breaking Bad‘s Dean Norris on the Evolution of Hank Schrader, Walt Jr.’s Breakfast and the Difficulties of Bogey Golf, August 31, 2012

The Evolution of Rose Byrne, July 11, 2012

The New, More Fictional Matt LeBlanc, June 29, 2012

Fred Savage’s New Wonder Years, May 2, 2012

For a complete archive of my GQ work click here.

Why Steven Soderbergh Really Quit Movies, July 7, 2014

What Friday Night Lights Teaches You About Fatherhood, June 13, 2014

Model Emily Ratajkowski on the “Blurred Lines” Controvery, July 22, 2013

Jessica Pare on Mad Men Theories, June 6, 2013

For a complete archive of my Esquire work click here.

Radio on the TV: Podcasts Coming to a Small Screen Near You, May 3, 2013

Everything You Need to Know About The Americans, January 29, 2013

What It Takes to Make a Walking Dead Zombie, October 12, 2012

Wes Anderson on Moonrise Kingdom and its Unfamiliar Reality, May 24, 2012

The Enduring Fascination of the Sharon Tate Murder, April 11, 2012

The Walking Dead’s Zombie Apocalypse Evolves, October 14, 2011

Justified star Timothy Olyphant Talks Racism and Rural America, January 14, 2014

Sarah Paulson: American Horror Story is Too Scary, October 16, 2013

Anna Camp’s True Blood Transformation, August 11, 2013

Inside the Dangerously Appealing Breaking BadJune 10, 2010

For a complete archive of my Rolling Stone work, click here.

Ryan Kwanten Will Pay You Back, November 4, 2010

Jenny Lewis Is Tired of Being in a Band – August 31, 2010

Breaking Bad‘s Vince Gilligan, Briefly Considered a Career in Meth – March 29, 2010

Werner Herzog on Why His Latest Film is His Greatest Achievement, December 17, 2009

Unrattled by the Rush: An Oral History of Pavement’s New York City, September 8 2010

The Brown and Fuzzy Ascent of Spiritualized,  July 28 2010

The National is Uncomfortably Fun, May 12 2010 (cover story)

Sharon Jones’s Family Affair, April 7, 2010

Titus Andronicus Get That Sinking Feeling, March 2, 2010

David Lynch on Creativity, Meditation and Collective Experience, April 3, 2009

Antony Hegarty, Transformer, January 14, 2009

Marc Ribot Needs to Rock, June 17, 2008

Gutter Twins Unite, March 11, 2008

Why Everyone Loves Miranda Lambert (and Should), January 15, 2008 (Pazz & Jop essay)

Post Luna Duets: The Rebirth of Cool, February 20, 2007

For a complete archive of my Village Voice work, click here.

Bret McKenzie on Song Writing for The Muppets, November 28, 2011

The Killing‘s Joel Kinnaman on Playing a Skeevy Cop in a Dirty Hoodie, May 26, 2011

Vincent Cassel on His Abusive Ballet Director in Black Swan – December 2, 2010

Eastbound & Down’s Steve Little Explains the Genesis and IQ of Stevie Janowski – November 8, 2010

Kevin Kline on The Extra Man, August 2, 2010

Ice Cube on his Documentary About How N.W.A. Gave the Raiders a New Image – April 27, 2010