Essays Archive

17 Mar 2020

What’s Wrong with Liking George Michael?

Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou, otherwise known as George Michael, was never one to stay in the middle for very often. He was polarizing — men hated him for his good looks, women swooned. but during his 35-year career
10 Mar 2020

Jumping the Musical Shark – Chicago

Chicago is a band that is most famous for what they became, not for what they started as. Case in point: Genesis. Genesis was the quintessential prog-rock band before Phil Collins took the reins from the headdress-wearing
22 Feb 2020

Desert Island Discs: Live at La Bonbonniere, Candy Butchers

I bought the Candy Butchers’ Live at La Bonbonniere on a whim at a used records store one day, having heard something about them in a music discussion group and thinking that with a name like “Candy