12296RE: [fearnwhiskey] Re: Clip: Post-Pazz & Jop
- Nov 30, 2006I started agitating for a boycott of P&J after Christgau was fired and
calling for someone to step up to replace it. Pitchfork, who were kind
of the obvious place, declined to do so (and I was just as happy about
that), as have a few other potential alternative venues. My ideal
website to do it would have been the new paperthinwalls.com, where
several of the ex-Voice people and other recently redundancied critics
have shown up, but they didn't raise their hand.
I'm so-so on the Idolator site, but what makes its poll credible is that
it's being run by Michaelangelo Matos, the former Seattle Weekly and
emusic.com music editor, who's established himself very well as a smart,
dedicated, caring member of the critical community over the past decade.
(His 33 1/3 volume on Prince's Sign of the Times is one of my faves in
If Idolator were doing it on its own, I'd be wary, but with Matos in
charge, I'm happily in.
The Globe & Mail, Toronto
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Subject: [fearnwhiskey] Re: Clip: Post-Pazz & Jop
A lot of people are simply not going to contribute to Pazz and Jop any
more. Whether this
Idolator thing is a place to go instead, I'm not so sure. Nor exactly
how many people care--
always a question.
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