A review of Fall Out Boy’s first post-hiatus album, “Save Rock and Roll.” Don’t call it a comeback.
We sure as hell know it isn’t “music,” as much as you like to pretend it still does. In order to further that illusion, every year you hold the MTV Video MUSIC Awards.
How a single article finally left me completely outraged at the reining “alternative” music mag: Rape apology and Blood on the Dance Floor
Right, so. There’s a lot wrong with this statement. And before you harp on me about “it’s just one website, and a make-up company at that!” lemme tell you: there is a popular idea that women have three roles in music: fan, muse or groupie.
Well, it kind of is. It kind of isn’t. This is a post about a lot of things. We live in a culture where we all truly believe we can become experts in something overnight, that we should be handed all the information we could ever need immediately and have our decisions made for us. This is not isolated to global events or situations. We have been trained to expect simple answers with simple solutions.
Rolling Stone’s ’100 Greatest Guitarists’ list is a testament to how long rock and roll has been a boys club…and how little we have encouraged women in music.
Recently, a friend asked for tips on how to write a strong female character without pissing people off. My tip for him and any other writers out there is this…
A response to Frank Miller’s criticisms of the Occupy Wall Street Movement