Aesop Rock: The Impossible Kid

Aesop Rock: The Impossible Kid

By Matthew Fiander

On his excellent new album, Aesop Rock plays with autobiography as a construction. Rock tells some version of his story brilliantly here, and it doesn't matter what is and isn't fact; it all rings true anyway. 3 May 2016 // 2:30 AM

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Looks at the Scenic Vistas and Human Drama of 'Firewatch'

// Moving Pixels

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