Conversations with amazing writers, thinkers, and artists, including John Waters, Zeynep Tufecki, Ruth Ozeki, David Shields, Aleksandar Hemon, Jean Kwok, Temple Grandin, Rebecca Makkai, Lance Olsen, Marie Benedict, Lauren Groff, and many others.


Appearances on Chicago Tonight, The World According to Radiohead documentary, Collegiate Empowerment podcast, But I Digress: How Writers Make it Work, and at the Chicago History Museum, Forfatterskolen/The Danish Academy of Creative Writing, Chicago Humanities Festival, Union League Club, and more.

Creative Works

Novels, short stories, performances, and collaborations. ****


My work has been discussed in American Book Review, Times Literary Supplement, Postmodern Culture, Rain Taxi, The Economist, Omaha Reader,, The Guardian, Kenyon Review, and Postmodern Culture, among others.


Writing on copyright and remixes, William S. Burroughs, Raymond Federman, the Surrealist remixes and mashups, and more.

Grateful Dead

Writing and thinking about interrelationship between the music and American culture.