VBR #15: 'It's Hard For Helpers', with guest Sheridan Allen

Just when I think the podcast is becoming easier to produce on a weekly basis, it isn't. In actuality, this episode was very easy to produce. It has the shortest run time, has one of the best speakers I've interviewed

We Need To Talk About Kevin

There once was a scorpion that needed passage from one side of the river to the other. A passing turtle was asked to be his ride. The turtle, wary of the scorpion’s sting declined to help for fear that

A Pop-Punk Singer and the Blurred Line Between Digital Fan Mail and Trouble

Joe Coscarelli, New York Times: As technology has eroded the traditional barriers between musicians and their admirers, the old-fashioned methods of connection — sending fan letters into the record label ether, sneaking backstage at a concert for a photo — have given