9 February 2007
Robert Horning has developed a substantial body of work in PopMatters' music reviews, concerts, film, and TV sections. His writing has also appeared in Time Out New York and Skyscraper. In his PopMatters column, "Marginal Utility", Rob bridges the abstract and concrete aspects of consumerism. His writing is as grounded and approachable as an everyday trip to the grocery store. Rob has a BA and MA in English Literature; his interests in social theory, economics, and sociology generates his solid background knowledge for "Marginal Utility" and informs his music reviews. For more Rob Horning, be sure to read the Marginal Utility blog.
Sticking It to the Man with 'SteamWorld Heist'
'Worlds Elsewhere' Makes Clear: Shakespeare Is What We Make of Him
Mitski: Puberty 2
Yumi Zouma: Yoncalla
'Bukowski In a Sundress' Is a Book You Should Judge By Its Cover
Steve Vai: Passion and Warfare (25th Anniversary Edition) / Modern Primitive
'O.J. - Made in America': Race, TV, and All Kinds of Heartbreak
Blue Orchids: Awefull / The Once and Future Thing
"This noir throws several clever misdirections at the viewer.