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Friday, May 6 2011

“Maybe It’s Hate, Probably It’s Love”: Honesty, Art, and Loudon Wainwright III

From Richard Pryor to Bill Hicks to David Foster Wallace to Spalding Gray, the motivating current for honest humour has been truthfulness about despair. And no one, not even those guys, has ever been as honest as Loudon.


Thursday, October 15 2009

The Ever-Shifting, Hour-Glass World of Loudon Wainwright III

Loudon Wainwright III has recently undertaken the ambitious task of writing songs that Charlie Poole might have given voice to had he not sabotaged his own career trajectory.


Thursday, May 31 2007

Loudon Wainwright III: Strange Weirdos

This is kind of a staggering achievement up in here.


Monday, April 18 2005

Loudon Wainwright III: Here Come the Choppers!

Look out! A dozen new songs from Loudon Wainwright III show he has not mellowed during the past four decades. If anything, he's gotten meaner.


Thursday, September 4 2003

Loudon Wainwright III: So Damn Happy


Monday, September 24 2001

    Loudon Wainwright III: Last Man on Earth


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