rock-and-roll

The Dark History of ‘Nice Guys’ in Music

What do nice guys listen to?  Ed Sheeran? James Taylor? Coldplay? Soothing sounds of waterfalls and Brazilian rainforests?  Because we think of nice guys as…

Is the Song ‘Bad to the Bone’ Actually About Circumcision?

Could George Thorogood and the Destroyers’ 1982 hit “Bad to the Bone,” a classic song about being a badass to the core, actually be about…

Leave ‘Dad Rock’ Alone

Tina Fey once astutely noted, “The definition of ‘crazy’ in show business is a woman who keeps talking even after no one wants to fuck…

The Best Artists Not in the Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame

Tonight, HBO airs the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, which took place last month and added (among others) Radiohead, Stevie Nicks,…