David Masciotra

David Masciotra is an author, lecturer, and cultural critic. He is the author of Mellencamp: American Troubadour, from the University Press of Kentucky, and Metallica by Metallica, a 33 1/3 book by Bloomsbury Publishers. In 2010, Continuum Books published his first book, Working On a Dream: The Progressive Political Vision of Bruce Springsteen.

Eyewear Publishing published his latest book, Barack Obama: Invisible Man.

In 2018, Agate Publishing will publish his next book, Half-Lights at Evening: Essays on Hope.

Masciotra writes regularly for Salon and AlterNet.

He has also written about culture for the Daily Beast, The Atlantic, Washington Post, Blurt,and the Los Angeles Review of Books,  and politics for Truthout, Indianapolis Star, and Fusion. He is a former columnist with PopMatters.

Masciotra has a Master’s Degree in English Studies and Communication from Valparaiso University. He also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of St. Francis.

Posts that David Masciotra has contributed.

A World of Joy: Listening to Ruthie Foster

Interview

A World of Joy: Listening to Ruthie Foster

An Act of Defiance: John Mellencamp Live

Live Review

An Act of Defiance: John Mellencamp Live

John Mellencamp on Saturday, August 26, 2017

Kenny Loggins: The Circle Never Ends

Live Review

Kenny Loggins: The Circle Never Ends

Kenny Loggins on Friday, August 4, 2017

A Journey of Transformation: Kev Wright and The Snake Oil Company

Live Review

A Journey of Transformation: Kev Wright and The Snake Oil Company

Kev Wright on Friday, January 20, 2017

Top Five Records of 2016

Article

Top Five Records of 2016

The World's Best Band: Gov't Mule

Live Review

The World's Best Band: Gov't Mule

Gov't Mule on Saturday, September 17, 2016

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