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Host and Head Writer, Wits, American Public Media

Host, head writer, Tom Waits, and Murder Cat on @Wits. Co-host of Conversation Parade. DEAR LUKE, WE NEED TO TALK, DARTH is my book, now on sale

A Note to Parents from Bruce Springsteen, High School Cross-Country Coach.

mcsweeneys.net — John Moe's Pop Song Correspondences A Note to Parents from Bruce Springsteen, High School Cross-Country Coach. [Originally published November 9, 2010.] Dear Parents, I understand some of you are concerned about the practices we've been running so I wanted to take a moment to explain why I'm taking this admittedly unusual approach that I'm taking.

Ways I’ve Let Down Popular Musicians.

mcsweeneys.net — Lists Ways I've Let Down Popular Musicians. [Originally published August 22, 2007.] Disappointed Chrissie Hynde by continuing to sob. Permitted sun to go down on Elton John, thus failing him. Failed to heed warning to stop in the name of love, broke Diana Ross's heart.

“Of the Month” July 2015

thisischris.com — Comic Book of the Month: Junior Braves of the Apocalypse by Michael Tanner & Greg Smith A troupe of "Junior Braves" (think Boy Scouts) heads into the mountains for a retreat, only to return to town to discover that a zombie-like apocalypse has happened in their absence.

A Note Placed in the Pay Envelope of Billy “The Piano Man” Joel.

mcsweeneys.net — John Moe's Pop Song Correspondences A Note Placed in the Pay Envelope of Billy "The Piano Man" Joel. Hi, Billy, It's hard to find time to talk at the club since I'm busy managing the place and you're at the piano. And we need to talk.

A Retort to Carly Simon Regarding Her Charges of Vanity.

mcsweeneys.net — John Moe's Pop Song Correspondences A Retort to Carly Simon Regarding Her Charges of Vanity. [Originally published February 13, 2006.] Dear Carly, Nice song. Wow, you really stuck it to me, eh? Yes, ma'am. Jesus, you are one bitter woman, Carly Simon.
Jun 25, 2015

Happy b-day, Carly! From archives: "A Retort To Carly Simon Regarding Her Charges of Vanity" mcsweeneys.net/articles/a-ret… pic.twitter.com/46AjlK5ptI

Wits potential guest blacklist

infiniteguest.org — We have had a whole lot of guests on Wits over the years and we've been very careful about who to invite to appear on the show. Not everyone is welcome. Certain people are off limits. Moby Dick - impossible to mic that blowhole, bad actor.
Jun 17, 2015

RT @InfiniteGuest: On the blog, @johnmoe's list of people on the @wits guest blacklist includes Bjorn Borg, John Moe ow.ly/OroWE

David Schwimmer movies that could plausibly exist and be on Netflix right now

infiniteguest.org — Oh, Great! (1997) - Schwim plays Charles Great, an advertising executive known for his biting sarcasm. After an encounter with a hobo (really a wizard) in an alley, his sarcasm is replaced by flattering sincerity. And oh what problems THAT causes! Anne Heche co-stars. 93 min.
Apr 28, 2015

RT @InfiniteGuest: On the blog: David Schwimmer Movies That Could Plausibly Exist And Be On Netflix Right Now, by @johnmoe ow.ly/MfwX2

Cat people vs. dog people

infiniteguest.org — So I'm very casually in the market for another dog. My family really enjoys our current dog, Dave, but Dave has never had a dog so we figure he'd enjoy having one around as well. Might even go with a puppy so he can learn our strange ways at a young age.

Episode #31: Sean Doolittle Throws Into a Sock

infiniteguest.org — John Moe and Mike Fotis discuss Adrian Peterson's camel-riding party entrance, play Steve Miller Band or NCAA Men's Basketball Coach, and praise John Urschel's math wizardry. Then John and Sean Doolittle talk rehab and needless apostrophes.

A Letter to Elton John From the Office of the NASA Administrator.

mcsweeneys.net — John Moe's Pop Song Correspondences A Letter to Elton John From the Office of the NASA Administrator. Dear Mr. John, This letter is to inform you of your termination from the NASA astronaut program. Our decision comes after a great deal of deliberation, and while we take no pleasure in terminating you, we felt it was the only choice we had.
Mar 25, 2015

A Letter to Elton John From the Office of the NASA Administrator: mcsweeneys.net/articles/a-let… (Happy B-day, Sir Elton!) pic.twitter.com/J7yioslmGz

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Sep 02, 2015

@NekoCase @Mike_Eagle If I can play a part in introducing you two, my life is not wasted. Now I'm off to imagine your musical collaboration.

Sep 02, 2015

The best thing about writing a book about Hillary Clinton is how the reviews on Amazon will be entirely about the book and nothing else.

Sep 02, 2015

I could go through my followers to deduce who is media but that seems a bit time-consuming. So anyway: a book, funny, talking, let me know.

Sep 02, 2015

I will then do my best to hook that up. Surely, many who follow me must be media type who could use a good topical book story...

Sep 02, 2015

If you are of the media, especially the old graybearded traditional media, and you want to talk about it, let me know...

Sep 02, 2015

Let's try this another way. I have a book coming out in three weeks. amazon.com/The-Deleted-E-… I think it's funny, apolitical, odd, good...


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