Tag: September 11

Basement Songs, Music

Basement Songs: Bruce Springsteen, “My City of Ruins”

With just his guitar and harmonica, backed by a small group of singers behind him, Springsteen delivered his "prayer for our fallen...

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: Songs for a Weary Land

Rob Smith looks back at music that provided some small comfort after 9/11/2001, in this week's "Weekly Mixtape."...


Death by Power Ballad, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Everclear, “The New York Times”

Rob Smith reflects on the meaning of 9/11 and muses on Everclear's "The New York Times" in this week's "Death by Power Ballad," only at...


Current Events, Political Culture

Political Culture: Enough! (With the 9/11 Exploitation)

Though my head is exploding over the lunacy of John McCain’s increasingly cowardly and dishonorable presidential campaign, it seems...