An M.I.A. collage I found following the release of 2010’s Maya (more colloquially known as /\/\ /\ Y /). Not as good, mind you, as Rich Juzwiak’s perfect word-collage of the same, the sort of review which, by its very being, resists anthologization (good). Advertisements Continue reading Critical Collage: M.I.A.
Bryan Ferry on the recently deceased Richard Hamilton, one of the founders of “pop”: I was fortunate to be taught by Richard Hamilton in 1964, my first year at the fine art department of Newcastle University. From then on Richard was a great inspiration, both as an artist, and as a personality. Frighteningly intellectual, he seemed to validate my romantic leanings towards American culture and … Continue reading Richard Hamilton
Someone on Flickr scanned Nik Cohn and Guy Peelaert’s brilliant seventies book, Rock Dreams. Continue reading For Your Viewing Pleasure: Rock Dreams
A gorgeous response to Christgau on Lady Gaga. Continue reading “Top Music Critic”
Ode to an Aging Rock Critic Continue reading From Incidental Comics…
I am suddenly and irrationally obsessed with “wordles.” See the post below (from Nov. 11) called “Architectonic.” Now see the “wordle” version. Continue reading Wordles wobble but they don’t fall down