A great chat about everything from Green Day to Green Jelly, and a rousing game of 90s or Not-ies with Tom and Alex, triple j. (Fast forward to about 30 minutes in to hear it.)
Always nice to meet another Blur fan. A little talk about the history of Britpop and the future of music history in this ABC Canberra interview with Ross Solly
Michael Cathcart and I discuss the 20 year loop and try to figure out why nostalgia is such a dirty word in this interview for ABC Radio National Books and Arts
I didn't mean to tell Pete and Parusha of Goodness Greatness the entire story of my life. They just sat me down on a comfortable sofa, asked me some questions about my childhood, and the next thing you know...
A thought-provoking chat about rock music and idealism with Caitlin Welsh of The Brag
I enjoyed this interview with Dan Bigna of the Canberra Times a lot. And not just because he compared me to Alain de Botton and Peter Conrad. Honest.
"Every art movement has a good father and a bad father". The music wars, 20 years on, with Indre McGlinn of Fasterlouder
On the 80s revival and the art of making things seem closer together. An interview with Semi-permanent for Pedestrian TV
Death, Despair, Horror and... collage. A great chat with the irrepressable Andrew Tijs in The Enthusiast
Writing a book about Nietzsche, Schopenhauer and Goethe eventually got me invited into The Philosopher's Zone. I just hope I didn't screw it up.
Here, I tell JAC radio's John Austin the amazing true tale of how I began my broadcasting career with a story about how to get a tan like Burt Reynolds.
On being a high school dropout, with FBI's Matt Levinson (scroll down to find it)
A chat with Concrete Playground about my work on the Powerhouse Museum exhibition 'The 80s Are Back'
"After reading this book, I feel like I have a much greater insight into the minds of the teenagers I work with every day". Thank you, Pop Culture Jesus!
Darryn King from The Economist and I talk metaphysics, mountains, lakes, love unextinguishable, thoughts unutterable, and the nightmare of our own delinquencies.
"The book starts out with a confession: Schuftan likes My Chemical Romance. And I have to confess, similarly, that so do I." One music writer at a time, whatever it takes...
Comedy alert! Chaser stars ridicule musicians in new gig