rock

ICYMI: Men and Their Minivans, the Evolution of the Slim Jim and Your Doctor’s Gross-Ass Lab Coat

Back in my awkward years growing up in L.A., my parents hired this large-adult-son/UCLA student to babysit me. I’m at a loss to explain why—when…

Rock ’n’ Old: Why the Age Gap Between Rock Stars and Their Fans Has Never Been Wider

A few weeks ago, the annual MTV Video Music Awards took place, honoring what’s best or most popular or whatever in music videos. And in…

Who’s the Real Winner in the Nirvana/Pearl Jam Rivalry? Unfortunately, the Foo Fighters

The fall of 1993 was a major moment for rock rivalries. In September of that year, Nirvana released In Utero, their highly anticipated album after…

Grammy Predictions for People Who Hate Awards Shows

Every award show is a vainglorious shit parade perpetrated by self-interested, self-congratulatory fartknuckles. They’re all despicable, predictable exercises in conspicuous consumption that fly in the…

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