5 months ago | Essays
As I angled for a good spot at a concert a couple weeks back, an elbow descended from on high at dizzying speed, only to directly and sharply make contact with my boobs. I hollered, "Hey, asshole!" but whatever the DJ was playing was too loud for ...
7 months ago | Country Music
At this point, the jokes about country music write themselves. There is nothing fresh or relevant about making fun of country music anymore, especially if you're talking about the unfortunate bro-country subgenre. That doesn't mean that we'll stop...
11 months ago | Country Music
The line that designates what is and is not country music is muddier than most of us are willing to admit. What is abundantly clear, though, is that country music appeals to more people than just rednecks and sappy beer drinkers. Taylor Swift may ...
1 year ago | Country Music
If you listen to country music, it's almost assured that you feel like everyone is dumping on your favorite genre as of late. As "bro-country" increasingly becomes the butt of the joke for serious music critics and old-school fans alike, this unfo...