Stuart Henderson
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PopMatters Features Editor

Stuart Henderson is a culture critic and historian. He is the author of Making the Scene: Yorkville and Hip Toronto in the 1960s (University of Toronto Press, 2011). All of this is fun, but he'd rather be camping. Twitter: @henderstu

Features // 24 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 172 Articles
Blogs // 57 Articles
//Features

"Crumbs on the Trail": A Conversation with Nora Guthrie About Her Father, Woody Guthrie | 11 Dec 2013 // 1:19 AM

With a newly uncovered collection of songs Woody Guthrie recorded for the government, his daughter Nora talks about who he really was, what she learns from the scholars that come in, and how Woody could write five songs a day.

Freeing Yourself from Whatever's Spooking You: A Conversation with Brendan Canning | 16 Oct 2013 // 9:20 PM

PopMatters talks with Brendan Canning, the co-founder of Broken Social Scene, about his gorgeous, intimate solo record You Gots 2 Chill.

//Columns

Rambo's Hold Will Never Let (Us) Go | 19 Aug 2010 // 5:00 PM

The essential point of this series of all the Rambo films, muddy as it has been made by the hateful final installment, is that Rambo represents the failure of the American people to come to terms with their misadventure in Vietnam.

//Reviews

Dwight Yoakam: 21st Century Hits – Best of 2000-2012 | 10 Dec 2013 // 9:05 PM

There's no reason not to pick this one up if you’re looking for a tight compilation of recent music from one of the greats. As a document of a transitional period in Yoakam’s lengthy career, it works well.

All Our Happy Days Are Stupid: 24 October 2013 - Toronto | 7 Nov 2013 // 1:56 AM

Sheila Heti (author of the brilliant, convention-defying novel How Should a Person Be) wrote a play over a decade ago, but no one could figure out how to stage it. Until now.

//Blogs

Daniel Romano Plays a Royal Medley (Video) (PopMatters Premiere) | 11 Apr 2013 // 4:00 AM

Check out this exclusive short film by the terrific filmmakers at Southern Souls capturing country troubadour Daniel Romano playing two songs from Come Cry With Me.

The Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association (2013) | 4 Apr 2013 // 4:00 AM

This conference is largely about intellectual engagement with “hobbies”. But, importantly, it is designed to offer a space in which the meaning(s) of such “hobbies” can be taken seriously.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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