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And I fell …

The good folks at genius.com asked me to annotate a passage from my 33 1/3 volume on Television’s Marquee Moon. Here’s what I came up with: Read

Summer reading

We haven’t actually got our hands on copies of these yet, but yesterday this photo popped up over at the 33 1/3 blog. Shiny! Meanwhile, the folks at Flavorpill were kind enough to include us on a list of their most anticipated summer releases. We’re also...

Patti Smith/TV roundup

A post from last year that rounds up our Patti-related content on this site (and a little bit elsewhere as well). Since then, we took note that her 2010 memoir, Just Kids, won the National Book Award. Most of what I have to say about Television I’ve saved for...

“Talk Talk” on the jukebox

Sometime in 1974 Richard Hell wrote a review of his own band, Television, playing a set at a newish club called CBGB’s, from the perspective of a fictional audience member. “The place had a grapevine reputation on account of a band called Television that...