Monday, October 31 2011
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recently announced its 15 nominees for its 2012 induction class. Once again, that means the blogosphere is abuzz with complaints about the Hall's irrelevancy. Are they legitimate?
The show was mostly wholesome, often silly, and sometimes slyly subversive in its social commentary. It employed all of the hallmarks of earlier forms of comedy like slapstick, wordplay and visual gags.