Eugene Robinson

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    FLAG'S Chuck Dukowski Pretty Much Confirms Greg Ginn Is a Total Douchebag

    A total fucking godhead of bass guitar shred, Black Flag's Chuck Dukowski annihilated the four-string on massively iconic records like Damaged while penning a chunk of BF's most iconic tunes ("My War," "I Love You"). Dukowski, along with guitarist Greg Ginn, Joe Carducci and his BF mates at the helm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2013

    Obama's Drones Turn Rightbloggers Into Civil Libertarians, If Only Temporarily

    NBC recently brought to light the Obama Administration's policy of conducting drone attacks on civilians "even if there is no intelligence indicating they are engaged in an active plot to attack the U.S." so long as "an informed, high-level" official thinks they're warranted. This is apparently ap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Da Capo's Second-Best Music Writing 2011: 112 Of Last Year's Most Notable Music Stories

    The 2011 edition of Da Capo's annual anthology Best Music Writing— which this year was guest edited by The New Yorker classical writer and The Rest Is Noise author Alex Ross; Daphne Carr has been the series editor since 2006—contains 32 essays and is augmented by a a jumbo-sized "Other N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Sarah Palin Getting the Silent Treatment For February

    ​By one man at least: Dana Milbank of the Washington Post used his column space at the end of last week as an opportunity for mild self-flagellation, admitting that since the 2008 election, he has written about Sarah Palin in 42 column and in "dozens more blog posts, Web chats, and TV and radi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    McCain Winning!!1! 8-3

    The bobbleheads have called Kentucky for McCain and Vermont for Obama. That means McCain is ahead 8-3, and if the election gets rained out, McCain is our new President. Update: MSNBC is downright weird. When Chris Matthews says South Carolina results are "too close to call," Eugene Robinson (a form ... More >>

  • News

    December 6, 2005

    Tookie’s Inhumanity

    An argument for sparing a cold-blooded killer

  • Music

    January 18, 2005

    1 + 1 = 3

    Turkish composer and Harvard grad pump up the volume