Works

2019

"Which Side Are You On? 20th Century American History in 100 Protest Songs' Doth Protest Too Little (PopMatters)

2019

Sonic Affinities: Sicilian and African American Musical Encounters in New Orleans (Italian American Review, CUNY)

2019

Sleeping with a Celebrity Frank Merlo, Tennessee Williams’ partner, gets his story told (Gay City News)

2018

The Sicily-New Orleans Connection: Jazz is the Art of Encounter par Excellence (La Voce di New York)

2018

The Routledge History of the Italian Americans

2016

La Notte della Taranta: Celebration and Solidarity (PopMatters)

2016

Frank Barbaro: From the Brooklyn Docks to the State Supreme Court (La Voce di New York)

2015

Elena Ferrante's Neapolitan Quartet Offers Penetrating Psychological and Sociopolitical Insight (PopMatters)

2015

Gay Jamaican’s Epic Tale of Violence & Sex in His Homeland: Marlon James' 'A Brief History of 7 Killings' (Gay City News)

2014

Bourbon Street: the Street that New Orleanians Love to Hate (La Voce di New York)

2014

12 Essential Performances from the Piano "Professors" of New Orleans (PopMatters)

2011

“Marco Tullio Giordana’s I cento passi: The Biopic as Political Cinema,” Mafia Movies: A Reader, ed. by Dana Renga. (University of Toronto Press)

2011

"A 'Finook' in the Crew: Vito Spatafore, The Sopranos, and the Queering of the Mafia Genre", The Essential Sopranos Reader (University of Kentucky Press)

2006--2007

"An Offer We Can't Refuse: The Mafia in the Mind of America"

2001

Not Just Village People (The Nation)

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