Incomplete and in no particular order.


Why I Stopped Celebrating My “Birthday” at Catapult

Queen Anne’s Lace in the Vanished Field at Wildness

High Rises vs. Honky Tonks at The New York Times

In Korea, Adoptees Fight To Change Culture That Sent Them Overseas at NPR’s Code Switch

The Quiet Mentor, about the late Jim Ridley, at The Atlantic

Respect the Architect, on Kogonada’s debut film Columbus, at the Nashville Scene

Diversity In Space: Tracking The First Asian Pilot In The Star Wars Movies at NPR’s Code Switch

A remembrance of my friend Steven, via a song he loved, for Brooklyn Magazine

Bioreactor to Table: Can barbecue culture come to terms with cultured meat? at Gravy

Unbalanced Mix: Women account for less than 5 percent of producers and engineers — but maybe not for long at the Nashville Scene

Women in Audio (Slight Return), an update to the above, at Medium

Rebel Girls: How the Southern Girls Rock and Roll Camp changed Middle Tennessee and helped jump-start an international movement at the Nashville Scene

The BabyBjörn Identity at MEL Magazine

Nashville: City of Newcomers at Gravy


Etta James once rocked the New Era Club, one of North Nashville’s most famous stages. Today only a few pieces remain. at Nashville Public Radio

On the trail for rare, wild ginseng at Here & Now

The Woolworth building is a key civil rights site. Preserving that history has been fraught with uncertainty. at Nashville Public Radio

Native Americans were forced to travel through Nashville on the Trail of Tears. A remnant of the bridge they crossed remains downtown. at Nashville Public Radio

The Company That Turned a Small Tennessee Town Into ‘Pencil City’ Still Holds On at Nashville Public Radio

Documentary Spotlights Japanese Country Singer Who Broke Ground On The Grand Ole Opry 54 Years Ago at Nashville Public Radio