The new volume ‘Do Angels Need Haircuts?’ brings to life a historic 1971 poetry reading, recorded and recently rediscovered in the late musician’s archives
Donald Trump might Make Punk Great Again, but in America, it was traumatized, and defiant, Jews who made it
Citing the track’s ‘dangerous rhetoric,’ a group of Canadian college students—who believe the song ‘minimizes the experiences of oppression’—have it all wrong: Lou Reed was a vanguard for gender identity.
On the late Lou Reed’s 69th birthday, Elizabeth Wurtzel explained that contrary to the assertions of Philip Roth and others, the problem with Jewish male artists is not that they are too nice
What are the 100 greatest Jewish songs ever? Tablet Magazine’s musicologists rank them all, from sacred to pop to hip-hop, from Rabbi Akiva to Amy Winehouse.