Alan Light
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 1 Articles
//Columns

Old Ideas and New Generations: What Leonard Cohen Means to Us
10 Nov 2016 // 2:10 PM

Leonard Cohen endures and conquers. But does he mean something different to Millenial audiences than he did to their parents? Can the legend of Cohen escape its own clichés?

A Blockbuster Turns 30: Alan Light Talks About Prince and 'Purple Rain'
5 Jan 2015 // 8:30 PM

Music journalist and author of Let's Go Crazy: Prince and the Making of Purple Rain Alan Light talks with PopMatters about Prince's one-of-a-kind perfect album.

//Reviews

You Can't Keep a Good Hook Down: 'The Holy or the Broken'
18 Mar 2013 // 10:05 PM

Residing within Leonard Cohen’s Tower of Song is the Power of the Hook. Simplicity is a hook’s primary attribute: It must be so simple that even a toddler can sing along.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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