As I cast my Monday evening gaze all around I can see that I am once again drowning in unmet deadlines, bobbing insensibly in a riptide of obligations of which.
Strike up the music, the band has begun! It's LG&M Fundraising Day. A lot of people ask me: Elizabeth, do you think LG&M Fundraising Day should be a federal holiday?.
Sometimes, when I can't face my deadlines, I have this conversation with myself: "Hey Beth, that review/feature/cultural meditation isn’t going to write itself. Every minute that ticks by is one.
Hello! In case you missed it, over at Pitchfork I had the pleasure of revisiting Graham Parker's 1979 masterpiece Squeezing Out Sparks. Check it out if this sounds like your.
A very few songwriters have ever as fully inhabited the consciousness of the American mind quite like Merle Haggard. The endless compassion and simmering anger of his greatest songs trace.
It's been twenty-five years, give or take, that the world has enjoyed the highly specific miracle of the Drive-By Truckers and no one is more shocked than them. Their remarkable.
Hello! Got a couple news items for ya, in case you missed them: Over at the New York Times Magazine I wrote about HBO’s highly entertaining “Winning Time,” the ethical.
¡Hola! Over at Stereogum, I tried my hand at ranking Yo La Tengo's studio albums. Features where you're supposed to rank LPs are always a bit silly, but I enjoyed.