All posts tagged Nellie McKay

Nellie McKay, singer-songwriter-activist + Triumph The Insult Comic Dog: 15th Anniversary Show

On this program, we marked the 15th anniversary of “Talking Animals”—almost to the day! I launched the show on June 16, 2003 at KUCI, the campus-community radio station at the University of California at Irvine. At the tail end of 2005, “Talking Animals” found a home at WMNF, not long after my family and I moved our home to Florida. Read more…

Nellie McKay–acclaimed singer-songwriter and animal advocate

Nellie McKay–the acclaimed singer-songwriter and animal advocate, actress and occasional New York Times book critic–discusses her view of Dennis Kucinich (alluded to on her new CD, “Obligatory Villagers”), Read more…

Nellie McKay–Singer-songwriter and animal advocate

Singer-songwriter Nellie McKay, whose double-disc debut album, “Get Away From Me,” was named one of the 15 Best Albums of 2004 in the Village Voice poll of nearly 800 critics nationwide–and now just 21 or thereabouts, she’s no less of an accomplished wunderkind as an animal advocate– Read more…

Nellie McKay–singer-songwriter

Nellie McKay–the 19-year-old piano-playing, genre-traversing singer-songwriter, whose recently-released double-disc debut, “Get Away From Me,” has drawn a boatload of rave reviews–discusses the animal songs and references on her album, her commitment to animal rights and activism, the huge number of animals in her life growing up, and more. The interview segment is sprinkled with some of her animal songs.  [www.NellieMcKay.net] Read more…