At Persephone Magazine:
- 30 Years of Music: 2011! Featuring Adele, Beady Eye, Bush, Elbow, Fleet Foxes, Florence and the Machine, Glasvegas, Gotye + Kimbra, Kasabian, Lady Gaga, Lykke Li, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, PJ Harvey, St. Vincent, and The Civil Wars.
- 30 Years of Music: 2012! Featuring Air, Blaqk Audio, Brother Ali, Fiona Apple, Frank Ocean, Garbage, Jack White, Jake Bugg, Ladyhawke, Lana Del Ray, Macklemore + Ryan Lewis + Mary Lambert, Marina and The Diamonds, P.O.S., Regina Spektor, and The Mars Volta.
- 30 Years of Music: 2013 (So Far): Featuring Beady Eye, Daft Punk + Pharrell Williams, David Bowie, David Lynch + Lykke Li, Dessa, Glasvegas, Johnny (Fuckin) Marr, Laura Marling, Ryan Johnson and The Dreams, and Tegan and Sara.
- 30 Years of Music, The Bonus Round: 1982! Featuring Bruce Springsteen, Fleetwood Mac, INXS, Marvin Gaye, Men Without Hats, Prince, Roxy Music, Talk Talk, The Clash, The Jam, The Waitresses, and Willie Nelson.
- Record Machine: Wendy Carlos and The Well-Tempered Synthesizer: My BRAND NEW music column. This is a reworked version of a post that previously appeared on this site.
- Record Machine: The Rolling Stones' Sticky Fingers: Complete with the original Andy Warhol-designed real zipper album cover.
- Book Review: The Ultimate Guide to Prostate Pleasure by Charlie Glickman and Aislinn Emirzian: Feminist sex guides exist, y'all.
- Book Review: Pain, Parties, Work: Sylvia Plath in New York, Summer 1953 by Elizabeth Winder: I didn't love this book.
- Book Review: The Unseen by Katherine Webb: An interesting story set primarily in the early 1900s involving a "theosophist," the vicar and his wife, and a housemaid with a difficult past.
- Book Review: This Close: Stories by Jessica Francis Kane: This review now also appearing at P-Mag.
- "Knowledge:" A poem for Father's Day.
- Impermanent Stardust: The Story of a Tattoo
- This Week in Misogyny: Exasperated Sigh Edition: I subbed for a writer on vacation and covered a handful of stories that deserve so many facepalms.
And now for so many Notes From Elsewhere at Word Riot:
- June 7th: Featuring cool Poe book art, writing fantasies, good interviews, Scrabble and more.
- June 15th: literary cats, gendered covers, more good interviews, Patricia Highsmith and more.
- June 28th: Jess Walter being awesome, Jami Attenberg being awesome, other people being awesome, MORE Patricia Highsmith, etc.
- July 5th: More book arts, Neil Gaiman, foot-in-mouth on Twitter, Adulting, other things.
- July 20th: Contests! Advice! Lists! Oh My!
Until next time!