PILLS FOR SALE
Boston's premier power pop combo is ready to explode into the collective subconscious. Here's a portrait of a band on the verge of stardom. (Originally published in The Noise, 11/1998.)
I WOULD DIE 4 U: THE WISDOM BEHIND PRINCE'S NAME CHANGE
Was Prince crazy for changing his name to an unpronounceable symbol? Maybe not.... (Originally published in Hopscotch, Spring 1997.)
DON'T YOU THINK? AN OPEN LETTER TO ALANIS MORISSETTE
Peeling back the layers of the most successful female artist of the alternative era, and failing to find anything within. (Originally published in Hopscotch, Spring 1997.)
AND OTHER PROFOUND STATEMENTS
A point-by-point dismissal of popular attitudes about the Spice Girls, Hanson, Fiona Apple and Jewel.
THEY'RE NOT YOUR FRIENDS
What does this NBC sitcom have that everybody wants so badly? (Originally published in Hopscotch, Spring 1997.)
HOLY CRAP, BATMAN!
While Bruce Wayne's alter ego has grossed over a billion dollars at the box office, those flicks are creatively bankrupt. A rant to end all rants.