Douglas Wolk

  1. criticism
    Music’s Time Capsules: 41 Years of Christgau’s ‘Consumer Guide’Why a legendary column, now gone quiet, still matters. (Hint: lines like “Mick Jagger should fold up his penis and go home.”)
  2. last night’s gig
    The Magnetic Fields Greet Valentine’s DayThere was once a time when the Magnetic Fields could be mistaken for a rock band at their live shows. That was a while ago.
  3. This Sweet SicknessDavid B.’s Epileptic lays bare the author’s tortured muse—and transfigures the graphic novel.
  4. Under a Blood-Red Customized iPod CaseU2 rebrands itself for the digital music age.