Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag: opinion

One Year Later: How ‘Fan Girl’ sought to validate the fangirl experience

On paper, it’s enough to make even the most casual Freeform viewer cringe: Fan Girl is a movie that seeks to engage the fan...

Op-Ed: Former A Lot Like Birds vocalist says he left band because of new...

First of all, I just want to say thank you to all my fans, family and friends who have been expressing their love and...

The scene is not f***ing dead

It’s 2016, and despite the mud that cowardly keyboard warriors and hardcore haters sling on the Internet, the scene is not fucking dead. As long...

“It could have been all of us. It was all of us”—A French music...

On Friday night, for the first time in my life, I felt unsafe at a music show. I’ve been to hundreds of them—including crust...

In defense of tall people at shows

At 6’5”, I’m sure I’ve accidentally ruined someone’s concert experience. Despite making conscious efforts to be as inconspicuous as possible, there’s plenty of venues...

Kevin Lyman lays out his plans to make Warped Tour a safer place (Op-Ed)

In part two of his op-ed series, Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman responds to criticism of his previous opinion piece and shares some of the initiatives...

How Anti-Flag Broke My Heart: What we really mean when we cry “sell-out”

An Op-Ed by Ben Zitsman Fourteen-year-olds are going to rebel—it’s a universal truth. What varies is the nature of that rebellion. Some kids shoplift and...

7 tips for tour fitness with Adam Blake of H2O

Unless you’re a one-name artist (Bono, Cher, Gaga) the life of a touring artist isn’t always glamorous. Adam Blake has been playing bass for...

Journalism Ethics 101: What not to do when you call a band a white...

Yesterday, Lonnie Nasatir, Director of the Anti-Defamation League's Upper Midwest Region, wrote this opinion piece for CNN.com about white power music. The article was...

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