Dan Caffrey is a playwright, pop-culture critic, and musician based in Austin, Texas. He has written for Consequence of Sound, The A.V. Club, Pitchfork, and Vox, among other publications. He records music with Maxwell J. Shults under the name Methodist Hospital. Their debut, Giants, was hailed as one of the best albums of 2018 by Dean of American Rock Critics and frequent Radiohead detractor Robert Christgau.