Monthly Archives: September 2008

Cool stuff

My Salon piece on Wizard Rock, including bands like Harry and the Potters and The Hungarian Horntails (hee to both, natch) from last year, “For those about to Harry Potter rock, we salute you,” was honorably mentioned in this year’s edition of Da Capo’s Best Music Writing 2008. Always a good read, that book.

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Heartwarming

From the Syracuse University Magazine: “In 1939, The Daily Orange’s Elizabeth Donnelly gained widespread attention as one of the country’s first female college newspaper editors. Ironically, less than a decade before, the paper had featured a story that declared college a waste of time for women: “For an average girl who intends to make marriage her chief business, to waste four precious years that ought to be devoted to romantic adventure seems tragic.

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