Skip to comments.MORFORD: Hot Death Of The Power Chord
Posted on 09/23/2005 7:44:51 AM PDT by SmithL
And models. At least we still have rock 'n' roll and hot fashion models. And porn. And dim sum. And iPods and dogs and yoga and fine artisanal cheeses. But for our purposes here let's focus on the first two because rock and models, they seem to collude and interact and inbreed like happy Republican frat boys, and they are true cornerstones of our gloriously excessive and materialistic culture, and as such we've been able to exclaim, well, at least we have those to provide comfort and juicy, sweaty balm.
Unless we don't. Do we? Oh holy crap. Do we anymore?
It would appear we don't. Look here. I have just witnessed, via the wonderfully distancing and icily cold medium of television, two of the largest and most significant avatars of these twin forces of culture, the MTV Video Music Awards and Fashion Week in New York. And I am here nursing a glass of Oban 15 and pining for the lost days of Guns N' Roses and a coked-up Steven Tyler to tell you, oh holy hell, the center cannot hold. Rock is dead. Models are threadbare and nasty. We are doomed.
What the hell...
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You've been Warned!
Sheesh, it's been 20 years or more since MTV had anything even remotely to do with real Rock n Roll, if it ever did.. (It didn't, IMO).
I'm constantly amazed he gets paid to write drek like this.
I think it's amusing that Morford evidently became sober enough to snap to a conclusion that everybody else hit around 1990.
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