Author Archives: jacobandrewwilson

Best Songs of 2017 pt. I (100-76)

The best of the year coverage continues. See 150-101 here. Listen to it on Apple Music.  Listen to it on Spotify. 100. Mount Eerie “Ravens” Mount Eerie’s latest album is all about the death of his wife, an absolutely devastating … Continue reading

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Top Songs of the Year (150-101)

The year in music was for me one of breadth rather than depth. This is likely due to the sheer availability of music, with streaming services enabling access to essentially every song in existence. This makes it harder to dive … Continue reading

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A Nontraditional Christmas Pop Culture Calendar to Break Your Christmas Culture Rut

It’s become a trope at this point that Christmas comes earlier and earlier every year, but it is truly astonishing that it’s only December 1st and it already feels like we’ve been celebrating it for a month — which I … Continue reading

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Fight the Power with Spanish Punk

A wall is just a wall A wall is a wall And nothing more at all This is the chorus to the opening track off of the Downtown Boys’ third LP, Cost of Living. The guitars rage behind lead singer Victoria … Continue reading

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Top 10 Broadway Songs of 2016-17

The Tony Awards are this weekend, wrapping up Broadway’s season of shows, in an all night dedication to the year’s best theater. While the awards are the most conducive awards show to its form (live performances), I’ve always felt they … Continue reading

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Fertie’s Rap

When we first discovered that Anna was pregnant I wrote this rap as a way of letting some of our family members know. This is from the perspective of our child, who we call Fertie (bonus points to you if … Continue reading

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A Letter to My Generation to Come

In this, a manifesto of my thoughts and goals for you and to you, will come a thesis of who I am and how I see things; this is scary for me, almost as difficult as the notion of bringing … Continue reading

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