Mr. Bulger and Children’s Music

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Songs for kids that parents won’t hate? Sign me up! –you, hopefully.


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Mister Bulger and the Evolution of the Dad Brain

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I talked with Jonathan Baylin, a clinical psychologist, about the inner workings of parents’ brains. He brought me millions of years back in time to explain it.

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Mister Bulger and Sperm



Not even half as gross as it sounds! Check it out.

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Mister Bulger and Dirty Words

screen-shot-2017-02-27-at-3-16-47-pmAre you a parent worried about using filthy language around your kid? One expert says don’t worry about it. So I talked to him.

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Mister Bulger and Charter Schools

screen-shot-2016-12-07-at-8-37-39-pmI waded into the national debate over charter schools for

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Mister Bulger and the Children’s Nature TV Star

For my first article for, I interviewed Chris Kratt, half of PBS Kids’ Wild Kratts, about getting kids interested in science and nature.


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Hello Midnight in the Desert Listeners!

Screen Shot 2016-05-03 at 10.55.57 AMI had a great time talking nightmares with Heather. You guys are really cool and I liked talking to the people who called in. Thanks for visiting my site. If you want, email me at I’ll take your questions seriously and answer as best as I can.

Click here for the 1981 CDC report on SUNDS. As far as I know, this is the only place it exists on the internet.

Click here for the original Los Angeles Times stories on the Hmong sleep deaths.

Here’s my original story on the real life origins of Freddy Krueger. Here’s a rundown of some of the sleep monsters I mentioned on the show.

And, for the curious, my interview with Hunter Thompson. It’s mostly a goddamn nightmare.

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