A Lifetime of Weird: The Deterioration of the Pixies

The Pixies were the freaky granddads of my love for rock music. Between 1988 and 1992 the band released some of the most darkly whimsical, disjointedly energetic, and truly deranged music ever. The first time I heard their anthem “Monkey Gone to Heaven”—I was ...

Pop Stars Who Got Their Start on the Stage

Musical theatre in the 21st century has become more popular than ever before. With the Broadway mega hit Hamilton’s popularity, TV networks'  live on TV musicals such as Grease, The Wiz, Sound of Music and Peter Pan and music compositions by celebrities for th...