Friday, May 6 2011
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
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.
Wednesday, January 14 2009
Thursday, May 31 2007
This is kind of a staggering achievement up in here.
Monday, April 18 2005
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.