Articles tagged robert christgau

Rocking Chair Blues: Howlin’ Wolf – “Spoonful”

“Spoonful” is one of the best-known and most recorded songs in the history of the blues, and there's something mysterious about it. What exactly is in that spoonful?

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Composing the Beatles Songbook: Lennon and McCartney 1966-1970

When the viewer is presented with portions of interviews with a panel of experts—including Beatles friends and biographers, journalists, broadcasters and eminent musicologists--things really pick up.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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