The most weirdly memorable part of the New York Times’ recent profile of Jack White occurs near the end, when White describes a dream he supposedly had the night before that acts as an almost too-perfect metaphor for his complicated engagement with women. The particulars of the dream are typical Jack White stuff—kids in newsboy caps, corpses, imagery that’s both gothic and inspired by bad ’50s sci-fi—but in the broad strokes, it conjures the strikingly familiar mix of awe, fear, lust, and resentment swirling around in the subconscious of many straight guys vis a vis the opposite.
Jack White, formerly of the White Stripes, has released his first solo album, called "Blunderbuss," and Times pop music critic Randall Roberts says it's fantastic. Read Post
Jack White Blunderbuss [Third Man; 2012] by Ed Comentale Rating: Okay, I think I get it now. Jack White is not the “seventh son” or even the “third man,” but the “last man.” You know, the man who remains after all the wars have ende... Read Post