Essays Archive

27 Jul 2008

Desert Island Disc: Lifes Rich Pageant, R.E.M.

By 1986, the early 80s world of pop icons such as Duran Duran, Journey and Wham! were falling out of favor, and the new breed – Mr. Mister, Bon Jovi and Whitney Houston – already sounded tired
21 Jul 2008

My Ode to Jellyfish, Pt. 3

I wrote the following article for Youthquake magazine in 2004, but it still retains its sugary-sweet goodness. And In The End… For fans, the end came suddenly. The San Francisco Chronicle reported in February 1994 that the
19 Jul 2008

My Ode to Jellyfish, Pt. 2

I wrote the following article for Youthquake magazine in 2004, but it still retains its sugary-sweet goodness. Crying Over Spilt Milk Jellyfish had finally arrived. The band was being mentioned in the same sentence as the Beatles,