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WHERE DOES NORMAN FUCKING ROCKWELL RANK AMONG THE LANA DEL REY DISOGRAPHY? AND DOES IT MATTER?

LANA DEL REY NORMAN FUCKING ROCKWELL!(2019) THE PREMISE Spend a week with any new musical release and you should have some idea of what it’s about–and what it means to you. Of its merits and…

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“TURNTABLE TUESDAY”: LANA DEL REY, “LOOKING FOR AMERICA”

A “SINGLE GOING STEADY” COLUMN FORGETTABLE AND LIMPID, BUT PROBABLY to be expected from one of America’s self-proclaimed pop “sweethearts.” Written in response to another spate of American mass shootings and dashed off so quickly…

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“THE CLOSER,” 8/19/69: WOODSTOCK, JIMI HENDRIX & “THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER”

TOO MUCH HAS BEEN WRITTEN AND SAID ABOUT THE 5OTH ANNIVERSARY OF WOODSTOCK. Why add that much more? Aside from the great poster: (Promotional poster designed by Arnold Skolnick[1]) the only other truly iconic, transcendental…

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