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.
Tuesday, September 9 2014
He tells you about a "Brand New Dance" that’s sweeping the nation. The craze is just getting out of bed, standing up, and confronting death. He's not just being funny
Sunday, September 7 2014
With Haven’t Got The Blues (Yet), Loudon Wainwright III works to a singing observational comic, heavy on the observations, light on the comedy.
Tuesday, May 8 2012
Gerard Manley Hopkins it ain’t, but Wainwright too knows that when he grieves for others, he mourns for himself.
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.
Tuesday, July 27 2010
Amusing musings on the financial crsis from Wainwright Sr.