reporter Seth Rosenfeld examines the little known secret understanding between
J. Edgar Hoover and California Gov. Ronald Reagan. Rosenfeld explains the
collusion’s connection to the heavy
Of all the influential aging rock
stars, Jimmy Page has assumed an unexpected position in the pantheon of the
loud ones who altered the course of popular music. He has achieved a
reverential spot and is serene and, one
There is pensive wandering into the past on this massive collection of
songs, moving smoothly through two discs in the CD version. Neil Young’s
artistry is at its height. “Twisted Road” contains revelatory lines that
Former Blender writer Jonah Weiner has a worthwhile piece on Slate today about the death of the music magazine, postulating about what's caused pubs like Rolling Stone and Spin to downsize so much in recent months. He avoids talking about some of the more obvious explanations�ad sales are down all over, blah, blah, blah�while making some interesting points about the state of criticism: ...
I still haven't forgiven Rolling Stone for the cover it printed last summer of a teenage boy flashing his treasure trail�it was Zac Efron, but it was still ultra creepy�but I think the magazine's current cover may actually even more embarrassing: It's The Eagles. Honest to God. The Eagles. The magazine's back-and-forth pandering between its boomer and its tween target readerships has hi...