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Small Batch: The Rise Of (And Backlash Against) Pokemon GO

whro.org — If you've listened to NPR or stepped outside in the last week or so, then you've probably already heard about Pokemon GO, a new "Augmented Reality" app in which players encounter and "catch" Pokemon characters the game has (virtually) situated around their own neighborhoods.

Small Batch: The Rise Of (And Backlash Against) Pokemon GO

wfae.org — If you've listened to NPR or stepped outside in the last week or so, then you've probably already heard about Pokemon GO, a new "Augmented Reality" app in which players encounter and "catch" Pokemon characters the game has (virtually) situated around their own neighborhoods.

Small Batch: The Rise Of (And Backlash Against) Pokemon GO

nhpr.org — If you've listened to NPR or stepped outside in the last week or so, then you've probably already heard about Pokemon GO, a new "Augmented Reality" app in which players encounter and "catch" Pokemon characters the game has (virtually) situated around their own neighborhoods.

Small Batch: The Rise Of (And Backlash Against) Pokemon GO

npr.org — If you've listened to NPR or stepped outside in the last week or so, then you've probably already heard about Pokemon GO, a new "Augmented Reality" app in which players encounter and "catch" Pokemon characters the game has (virtually) situated around their own neighborhoods.

The Giant Foam Finger: Who's Afraid Of A Superteam?

wfae.org — It's been a while since Code Switch correspondent Gene Demby and I gathered in a studio to talk sports for the Pop Culture Happy Hour spinoff we call The Giant Foam Finger.

The Giant Foam Finger: Who's Afraid Of A Superteam?

nhpr.org — It's been a while since Code Switch correspondent Gene Demby and I gathered in a studio to talk sports for the Pop Culture Happy Hour spinoff we call The Giant Foam Finger.

The Giant Foam Finger: Who's Afraid Of A Superteam?

krwg.org — It's been a while since Code Switch correspondent Gene Demby and I gathered in a studio to talk sports for the Pop Culture Happy Hour spinoff we call The Giant Foam Finger.

The Giant Foam Finger: Who's Afraid Of A Superteam?

npr.org — It's been a while since Code Switch correspondent Gene Demby and I gathered in a studio to talk sports for the Pop Culture Happy Hour spinoff we call The Giant Foam Finger.

First Listen: The Avett Brothers, 'True Sadness'

thecurrent.org — The Avett Brothers' catalog is broad enough to encompass jittery punk bluegrass, barren acoustic ballads about heartache and family, and stately folk-pop that borders on the orchestral. Along the way, brothers Seth and Scott Avett - along with bassist Bob Crawford and cellist Joe Kwon, among others, with production by Rick Rubin - have seen their star rise with the growth of Mumford ian folk-pop.

First Listen: The Avett Brothers, 'True Sadness'

npr.org — The Avett Brothers' catalog is broad enough to encompass jittery punk bluegrass, barren acoustic ballads about heartache and family, and stately folk-pop that borders on the orchestral. Along the way, brothers Seth and Scott Avett - along with bassist Bob Crawford and cellist Joe Kwon, among others, with production by Rick Rubin - have seen their star rise with the growth of Mumford ian folk-pop.
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Jul 24, 2016

Everyone loves Stranger Things, and yet no one's mentioned that IN EPISODE 6 DUSTIN WEARS A "WAUPACA, WIS." SHIRT AND I GREW UP NEAR THERE

Jul 22, 2016

Fantasizing about falling into a deep sleep until Nov. 8? A Pence-Kaine VP debate ought to go a long way toward making that dream a reality!

Jul 21, 2016

About to tape another Facebook Live special (What's Making Us Happy) with @nprmonkeysee and @katchow. Join us!  http://www.facebook.com/pchh 

Jul 19, 2016

My attempts to eat right and exercise haven't really materialized, but I'm getting the hang of squinting at nutrition labels while scowling!

Jul 15, 2016

Never been much of a football player, but if they replaced tacklers with smiling, clipboard-wielding young people, I'd be AMAZING at it.

Jul 15, 2016

Also, four cats is maybe too many cats.

Jul 15, 2016

Thankfully, trained doula @loveismaroon reacted calmly to my anguished shrieks and entered the fray. Lesson: Shack up with a doula, folks.


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