1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die…Or Not: 1991 – 1992

There was one morning I woke up in 1992 and I felt like I’d been asleep for a couple of years. Right here, right now, at this very moment, I think the 1001 Albums list should end and start over. The book and list should be split into two volumes. It’s got nothing to do with me being a lazy dirt bag, which is also … Continue reading 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die…Or Not: 1991 – 1992

1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die…Or Not: 1987 – 1988

If 1985-86 is a dead zone for Albums You Must Hear Before You Die, then 1987-88 is a black hole. Mainstream popular music was more about hairspray and pastel colors than artistic achievement. How bad was music in 1987? It was Bruce Willis – The Return of Bruno bad. It was Whitesnake and Tawny Kitaen on the hood of a Jaguar dreadful. It was Richard … Continue reading 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die…Or Not: 1987 – 1988

The Takeaway: Go Be Fat On Someone Else’s Time

Welcome to our new feature, The Takeaway, where we spend part of the day perusing the web for something worth reading, watching, or talking about. Today’s topic comes courtesy of an article by a BuzzFeed Contributor Maggie Serota entitled “How A Teen Feminist Fell In Love With Henry Rollins” which really isn’t all that interesting as a whole, but it opened the can of worms named … Continue reading The Takeaway: Go Be Fat On Someone Else’s Time