There’s an art to doing anything with exceptional care, but it’s...– Peter Schjeldahl, responding to the question “Does art criticism count as an art form?” in his collection of art criticism Let’s See, p. 8. I ecstatically agree with everything he says here. I’m also a fan of song and dance, as well as stand-up comedy.
Conservative and utopian ideologues agree that man must understand and control...– Ellen Willis, in “Dylan,” originally published in Cheetah in 1967 and reprinted in a recent anthology of her rock criticism, Out of the Vinyl Deeps, on p. 17. How Blonde on Blonde led her to such a prescient discussion of postmodernism in rock music is anybody’s guess, but she did...
The record’s weird. It’s different, and I don’t think...– Drummer Brann Dailor, discussing Mastodon’s The Hunter in Decibel magazine, October 2011, p. 68. Funny! But it still can’t beat Dawn, Buffy’s sister in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, proclaiming, “I’m very into Britney Spears’ early work, before she sold out, so mostly...
They want too much. Last young girl I had said, ‘I want you to do it to me...– Tracy Morgan, expressing what I hope is at least a little modesty, in New York magazine, March 5, 2012, p. 10.
Hair is the first thing. And teeth are second. Hair and teeth. A man got those...– James Brown, in his autobiography The Godfather of Soul, p. 88. I’m bald, so this doesn’t bode well for me. I guess I better start flossing!