A Quixotic Attempt to Listen to Everything the Wu-Tang Clan Has Ever Recorded

Slate 14 November 2013

Andrew Wiggins: The Man Who Would Be Dunking

Slate 13 November 2013

How David Ortiz Became Boston’s Most Beloved Athlete

Slate 30 October 2013

Where Do I Start With Pusha T, the Marlo Stanfield of Hip-Hop?

Slate 7 October 2013

Pusha T Says His Solo Debut Is the Rap Album of the Year. He Might Be Right.

Slate 7 October 2013

Eastbound & Down Is as Bleak as Breaking Bad, and a Lot Funnier

Slate 26 September 2013

Odd Duck (review of Drake’s “Nothing Was The Same”)

Slate 23 September 2013

Can Robert Griffin III Save the NFL?

Slate 5 September 2013

Like a Trolling Stone (on Bob Dylan’s “Another Self Portrait”)

Slate 27 August 2013

The Songs Otis Redding Could Have Sung

The Atlantic 22 July 2013

Stevie Wonder’s Florida Boycott

Slate 17 July 2013

“Why Did You Want to Film That?”: Robert Frank’s Infamous Rolling Stones Documentary, Revisited

Slate 9 July 2013

The Darko Ages: How Magical Thinking and Racism Produced the NBA’s Most Notorious Draft Bust

Slate 27 June 2013

Bobby Bland Was ‘Two Steps From the Blues’, and Ahead of Everyone Else

The Atlantic 25 June 2013

How Kanye West’s Yeezus Is Like Sgt. Pepper, or Kid A, or Riot Goin’ On

The Atlantic 21 June 2013

The Anticipation for Kanye West’s New Album Is Insane, and Totally Justified

The Atlantic 9 May 2013

Dream On Vs. Radio On: Massachusetts Has a Very Massachusetts Fight Over Its Official State Rock Song

Slate 5 March 2013

Why Joni Mitchell’s ‘Blue’ Is the Greatest Relationship Album Ever

The Atlantic 14 February 2013

Empire States of Mind: Johnny, Patti, and Jay

Los Angeles Review of Books 7 December 2012

One of the Greatest ‘Lost’ Albums of All Time Has Been Found

The Atlantic 26 November 2012