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robert christgau | Robert Christgau's Five Favorite Pazz & Jop Essays

robert christgau | Robert Christgau's Five Favorite Pazz & Jop Essays

Toesucker Blues: Robert Christgau's Farewell Salute to Lou Reed

Toesucker Blues: Robert Christgau's Farewell Salute to Lou Reed

Vol. 1 Brooklyn | Weekend Bites: Porochista Khakpour on Ottessa Moshfegh’s Latest, Literary Communities, Robert Christgau, Juliet Escoria Interviewed, and More

Vol. 1 Brooklyn | Weekend Bites: Porochista Khakpour on Ottessa Moshfegh’s Latest, Literary Communities, Robert Christgau, Juliet Escoria Interviewed, and More

Robert Christgau: Iggy Azalea's 'New Classic' Is Plenty Authentic -- and Damn Good to Boot | Billboard

Robert Christgau: Iggy Azalea's 'New Classic' Is Plenty Authentic -- and Damn Good to Boot | Billboard

Love, Trophies, and Texas: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau - Noisey

Love, Trophies, and Texas: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau - Noisey

Robert Christgau's Memoir

Read an Excerpt From Robert Christgau's Memoir 'Going Into the City'

Robert Christgau's Memoir

In our Tuesday morning reading: notes on Kathy Acker, Michelle Orange on Kim Gordon, an interview with Robert Christgau, a review of Paul Beatty's latest, and more.

In our Tuesday morning reading: notes on Kathy Acker, Michelle Orange on Kim Gordon, an interview with Robert Christgau, a review of Paul Beatty's latest, and more.

“The notion that no current popular music is of quality is philistine”: Robert Christgau on Beyoncé, Kanye, the Ramones, online journalism and bohemian sex lives

“The notion that no current popular music is of quality is philistine”: Robert Christgau on Beyoncé, Kanye, the Ramones, online journalism and bohemian sex lives

The great rock critic unloads on haters, praises Kanye, whacks critics who complain about the sex in his new memoir

End of 2016 Blues: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau - Noisey

End of 2016 Blues: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau - Noisey

robert christgau | Afternoon Bites: Joe Hill, Robert Christgau, Ted Leo on Fugazi, and ...

robert christgau | Afternoon Bites: Joe Hill, Robert Christgau, Ted Leo on Fugazi, and ...

Robert Christgau: Expert Witness — Cuepoint — Medium

Robert Christgau: Expert Witness

Robert Christgau: Expert Witness — Cuepoint — Medium

Singer-Songwriters Endure: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau | NOISEY

Singer-Songwriters Endure: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau | NOISEY

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An Incorrigibly Courteous Liar's Last Act: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau - Noisey

An Incorrigibly Courteous Liar's Last Act: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau - Noisey

It's shocking that all four original Ramones are now dead – but it's also shocking that only one member of this archetypal rock band suffered rock's archetypal death by excess. Dee Dee OD'd, but it was cancer that took singer Joey and guitarist Johnny, now joined by drummer Tommy on July 11th, 2014. In Tommy's case, the cause was bile duct cancer, which first surfaced in March, 2013, when he had to cancel his Acoustic Anarchy tour with former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock.

It's shocking that all four original Ramones are now dead – but it's also shocking that only one member of this archetypal rock band suffered rock's archetypal death by excess. Dee Dee OD'd, but it was cancer that took singer Joey and guitarist Johnny, now joined by drummer Tommy on July 11th, 2014. In Tommy's case, the cause was bile duct cancer, which first surfaced in March, 2013, when he had to cancel his Acoustic Anarchy tour with former Sex Pistol Glen Matlock.