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In Defense of Disco

At its height, the “Disco Sucks” movement drew fifty-nine thousand people to a Chicago stadium to watch a shock jock explode LPs, inciting a full-on riot of mostly white dudes. WTF? Our Robert Burke Warren, who became enamored of disco in the lusty confines of a Catholic school broom closet, writes about the music that arrived at the same time as his teens, and how it inspired him. Continue reading

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Rock On – A Life (So Far) In Music

What do The Roots, RuPaul, Buddy Holly, Rosanne Cash, a disco mullet, and tot rage have in common? The Weeklings’ new music editor, Robert Burke Warren, who shares a bit of his life as a globe-trotting bass player, singer-songwriter, and practitioner of “the quickening art.” Continue reading

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