Ed Whitelock

Ed Whitelock is a professor of English at Gordon State College in Barnesville, GA, just 106 miles southwest of Philomath. He is co-author, with David Janssen, of Apocalypse Jukebox: The End of the World in American Popular Music (2009) from the PopMatters imprint of Soft Skull Press.

Reviews // 59 Articles
//Reviews

Tindersticks: The Waiting Room | 9 Feb 2016 // 8:30 PM

The world's most cinematic band has invited a collection of film directors to interpret their latest record, to stunning effect.

Game Theory: Lolita Nation | 4 Feb 2016 // 8:30 PM

The most critically acclaimed masterpiece of the '80s that you’ve never heard finally sees re-release. Time having been kinder to this long lost album than the music industry, it remains fresh, exciting, and essential for any fan of good pop songwriting.

//Mixed media
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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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