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Rick Parfitt obituary

The raucous chugging sound of Status Quo has been a constant presence for almost half a century of rock’n’roll, ever since the band gave up on the idea of playing psychedelic music at the end of the 1960s in favour of a grittier approach.

Chic to release first album in 25 years in 2017

Chic are to release their first album in 25 years next year, Nile Rodgers has said. It’s About Time was originally scheduled to come out this year on Warner Brothers. Now the follow-up to Chic-ism will emerge in the year of the group’s 40th anniversary.


Chuck Klosterman

Quality Writing For Pop Culture Addicts

Chuck Klosterman, who has made a career out of writing about pop culture in a somewhat cynical but usually ridiculously hilariously fashion, put out a book last year called The Visible Man. I read it, and sat down to write this, then found out about his conversation cards: HYPERtheticals: 50 Questions for Insane Conversations.