Call for Feature Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

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Monday, Oct 26, 2009
by PopMatters Staff
by Daniel Nester
The Morning News (20 October 2009)

“Ten years ago, an anonymous screed sparked a firestorm amongst music critics and rock nerds. DANIEL NESTER follows up with the targets of the Rock Critical List and reassesses the finger pointing.” (suggested by Dominic Umile)


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