Noel Gallagher left fame to become a bedroom musician

When a founding member of a rock band leaves to go solo, it’s to reach new heights. And yet, it wasn’t Noel Gallagher’s plan. He knew eclipsing the fame of his band Oasis was impossible. In fact, he wouldn’t try. When Noel Gallagher walked away in 2009 from the legendary band he founded, he said…More

Is Liam Gallagher turning into Frank Sinatra?

Even for a blog, this headline is sort of ridiculous. LG, becoming Ol’ Blue Eyes? Are we talking about triumphant mid-career Sinatra? Frail old-guy Sinatra? We’re about to find out. No one expected Liam Gallagher to be here, relevant and killing it after Oasis at 50.More

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These are the trivial things we can’t stop thinking about

Thank God for the trivial! Like that song lyric running through your head right now. Or, the obscure mystery in classic literature that you’ve puzzled over for years. (For example, who snitched on Josef K. in Kafka’s novel, The Trial? Who caused his arrest? We have a guess.)More

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