The Gaulish warrior Asterix has been a French institution since he first appeared in 1961’s Asterix the Gaul. He’s accompanied … Continue Reading Asterix Books: Ranked from Worst to Best
When I was a teenager in the 1990s, the 1980s were often reviled as the decade that taste forgot. But … Continue Reading 10 Worst Songs of the 1980s
Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, better known as Hergé, published the first Tintin adventure in the Catholic magazine Le Vingtième Siècle … Continue Reading Tintin Books: Ranked From Worst To Best
I recently participated in an album draft, run by Hans from https://slicethelife.com/. Like everyone else I picked 10 albums, but … Continue Reading A Listening Biography in 10 Albums
General elections are held every three years in New Zealand, and they’re due soon. Our electoral system is known as … Continue Reading New Zealand’s 2020 Election in Six Songs
Music’s ultimately about the recorded product, but being handsome certainly doesn’t hurt when you’re trying to launch a career in … Continue Reading The Ten Sexiest Men in Music
A couple of weeks ago, we looked at when bands peak – I’ve always enjoyed band’s later albums where they … Continue Reading When Do Bands Peak? (Part 2)
It’s easy to find lists of great debut albums, but personally I often prefer a band’s later records, where they … Continue Reading When Do Bands Peak?