Cultural Writing

More cultural writing samples available upon request.


Jesus Freak


I Still Believe, Britney: Twenty Years Later


Notes on Church Camp

In this book from Bloomsbury's 33 1/3 series, Will Stockton and I study the mid-90s crossover phenomenon and cultural convergence between Christian and secular music during an era of particular political importance for American evangelicalism.

In this retrospective, I look back on Britney Spears's career on the 20th anniversary of her debut album.

In this essay, I consider the cultural and performative mode of camp in an unlikely location: a Pentecostal church camp.


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