Essays Archive

Weezer – ‘(If You’re Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To’

I’ve never been a big Weezer fan. Through their six albums I’ve smirked at their flirtation with power pop; they created songs laden with hooks but always managed to do something to piss me off. Maybe it

‘I Guess That’s Why They Call it the Blues’ – Elton John

Pardon the absence. You see, I’ve been in a bit of a funk. Watching all the crap emanating from all the New Year’s Rockin’ Eve performances, coupled with the inexplicable rise of the foul-mouthed Ke$ha (more on

Billy Joel and Elton John: Cool or Uncool?

I’m reading Chuck Klosterman’s Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs : A Low Culture Manifesto right now. It’s one of those books which automatically makes you think, “Dang, I could write that. Why didn’t I write that?” One