Stranded II

Three new Greil Marcus-related pieces regarding Marooned: The Next Generation of Desert Island Discs (edited by Phil Freeman). Everything’s bigger than life for legendary rock critic Greil Marcus… “In a Marcus sentence, every idea is a universe, and every song is a seismic disruption of the tectonic plates of American culture. Do not try this at home.” [Toledo Blade] A conversation with… “It’s wrong to … Continue reading Stranded II

Interview archives re-post: Nelson, Considine, Popoff, Meltzer, Booth, Smucker

If you can attach first names to all of the above in less than 8.5 seconds, you’re in the right place. The following batch of interviews were re-posted here: Paul Nelson (Steven Ward’s interview that really kicked off the whole rockcritics “phenomenon”) J.D. Considine Martin Popoff Richard Meltzer Stanley Booth Tom Smucker Speaking of Paul Nelson… More on this later, but see Kevin Avery’s blog, … Continue reading Interview archives re-post: Nelson, Considine, Popoff, Meltzer, Booth, Smucker