A few years ago I wrote an essay about the history of powerviolence, an obscure sub-subgenre of punk rock that originated on the West Coast but has since spread to … Continue reading Powerviolence, or How to Play Punk with a Hammer
If my top 13 albums of 2017 were donuts, they’d have everything from rainbow sprinkles to lab-grade PCP. These were albums that played like my personal soundtrack for the past … Continue reading My Top 13 Albums of 2017
Hard to say if it’s been a successful year. I only read 69 books. But in the midst of all of this, I read countless essays, articles, and magazines—or there … Continue reading I Read 69 Books in 2013. Wanna Fight About It?