You may not know the name James Jackson Toth, which is both a shame and kind of the point. Over the past twenty years, Toth has rendered his voluminous catalog of astonishing songs through various sob
I think we might need a post that isn’t about how the whole world is going to hell – or even about how we should be encouraged by the breadth and depth of this week’s social mobiliz
I was lucky enough to be on The Sound and the Furious Podcast last week, with scholars seeking to combine academia and pop culture in ways that reach out to a broad audience. The subject was “Th
The main musical story in my life in the last couple of weeks is the discovery of Cocaine and Rhinestones, a podcast on the history of country music by the son of David Allan Coe. It’s pretty gr
It’s two weeks late, but nevertheless, enjoy!