Ask Greil (2020)

Ask Greil (current/submit a question) Archives: 2016; 2017; 2018; 2019 12/28/20 I read your book Mystery Train many years ago and it has been largely responsible for me spending big chunks of my spare time over the last 25 years listening to and researching the Stagger Lee ballad and thinking/theorizing about its meaning. I’ve come […]

Ask Greil (2019)

Ask Greil (current/submit a question) Archives: 2016; 2017; 2018; 2020 12/20/19 Ok, impeachment. I came around to your thinking that it had to be done: that it was a moral imperative. But what now? He will be impeached; he will be acquitted. And the Republican Party will have firmly established that, as long as they […]

* Ask Greil (current)

Ask Greil Archives: 2016; 2017; 2018; 2019; 2020 Readers are invited to submit a question for Greil. Email admin@greilmarcus.net, and use the subject line, “Ask Greil.” Alternatively, you can submit a question using the Submission Form. Please note that press releases and unwanted solicitations will not be responded to. 9/18/21 I’ve spent the past six […]

Ask Greil (2018)

Ask Greil (current/submit a question) Archives: 2016; 2017; 2019; 2020 12/31/18 The fact that the Web exists at all is a beautiful, if imperfect, liberal ideal. People may waste time on it but people have saved thousands of hours using, for example, Wikipedia as a starting point for investigating any number of subjects. – Peter […]

Ask Greil (2017)

Ask Greil (current/submit a question) Archives: 2016; 2018; 2019; 2020 12/12/17 What do you make of Al Franken’s intention to resign? Is this the right thing for him to do? – Terry Given that he was abandoned and denounced by his own party, with at least 35 fellow Democratic senators in effect refusing to work […]