Music Category

There are so many pop and country songs about the interstitial period in relationships

I listen to a lot of country music, and one of my favorite songs of this year was the Brothers Osborne’s Stay A Little Longer, which is about two people who aren’t really together, and who’re maybe even on the verge of splitting permanently, but who keep hooking up. (Of special note, it’s kind of a […]

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Ermagerd, my ears are still hurting, so I’ll leave you with one of our nation’s finest anthems

On Twitter the other day I was talking about how much I love the video for “The Boys of Fall,” Kenny Chesney’s high school football anthem. I kind of get emotional whenever the song comes on the radio, but I find the video to be extremely affecting. And fellow country music enthusiast (and children’s lit writer with the […]

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I’m starting to think that being familiar with the work of Ke$ha is not the cultural touchstone that I thought it was

I’m in Berkeley for the summer, and I have to say that it’s a bit like an alternate world out here. You know, everything is mostly the same as in Baltimore: people walk on two legs and wear pants and say ‘Hello’ and eat at vegan bakeries and go to Farmer’s Markets and drive bikes […]

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I really love country music. Have I ever mentioned that on this blog before?

I just become obsessed with random country songs and listen to them 10-15 times in a given day. Like this one:

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