Top 40 Music, Kids These Days, and the Bland Middle

Is popular music today worse than it was when I was a teen in the 90s and was more aware of popular music? Of course! Generational decline is an ironclad law. Millennials are the worst! On her blog, Libby Jacobson has a nice analysis of this, comparing a Top 40 list from 1996 from one […]

People Don’t Owe You Money Just Because You Think You’re Awesome

Sorry, but it’s true. Erin Biba doesn’t get paid much when she writes for online outlets and she’s pretty sure that’s other peoples’ fault. In a very silly essay at Medium, Biba explains how her “talent, critical thinking, ability to ask the right questions, and skill in explaining super complex topics”—presumably developed during her “$60,000 graduate […]