Much ado has been made about Rolling Stone giving accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rock star treatment by putting his mug on their latest issue. Though it’s a free country with free press and I would fight for the right of Rolling Stone to put whatever they want on their cover, here are some simple, friendly, alternative ideas of what could have graced the front of Rolling Stone’s July 2013 issue.
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“Financially speaking, they treat me worse than they ever did the Dixie Chicks,” Johnson explained to Rolling Stone. “I feel pretty used by the music industry, in that my contracts are written in such a way that I don’t get paid.” Johnson is signed with Mercury Records Nashville. The label picked up his album That Lonesome Song in 2008 and signed him to a multi-record deal.
Erich Church wants it both ways. He wants to be considered the “new Outlaw” of country music, but he wants to still use the same pop country machine he criticizes to get success. If Eric Church has such a problem with Blake Shelton, why did he perform his song “Springsteen” at last month’s ACM Awards, that were hosted by, guess who… Blake Shelton.
When the story came out that Afghanistan Commander General McCrystal was being forced to resign because of comments him or some of his staff made that ended up in a Rolling Stone article, I immediately smelled something fishy. Why? Just over a year ago, The Rolling Stone published an article written by actor Ethan Hawke […]
I first heard about this story earlier in the week, and was waiting for the dust to settle a little to try to discern what exactly had happened and why. Now I think I know. And though this might cause me to start by day off by giving up my Post Toasties to the porcelain […]