Alex DiBlasi

Alex DiBlasi is a writer and musician based out of Philadelphia. As a journalist, he has contributed articles for the Queens Courier, Long Island City magazine, the Journal of Rock Music Studies, and the American Music Review. As an academic, he has written about Frank Zappa, The Monkees, The Kinks, and the cinema of the Czech New Wave. He also previously taught literature at St. John’s University in Queens. His first book, an anthology of scholarly essays from all over the world on Geek Rock, co-edited with Dr. Victoria Willis, will be released in October 2014 by Scarecrow Press. Alex spent most of 2013 and part of 2014 on the road with his partner Alexa Altman, visiting each of the Lower 48 states as the basis for a book. Aside from his work in the arts, Alex also works with the Manhattan-based Sikh Coalition as an advocate for religious freedom.

Posts by Alex DiBlasi:

American Weirdness: Two of Us – Q&A with Alex and Alexa, Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

American Weirdness: “Please, No more California Songs” – Adventures in Cali, Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

American Weirdness: Where Have All The Cowboys Gone? Adventures in Nevada, Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

American Weirdness: Prairie Wind, Part Three
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
, Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

American Weirdness: Prairie Wind, Part Two
Kansas and Oklahoma
, Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

American Weirdness: Prairie Wind, Part One
Kansas City, MO
, Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

American Weirdness: Bringing It All Back Home – Indiana, Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

American Weirdness: I Can See For Miles – Montana, Tuesday, June 10th, 2014