* Ask Greil (current)

Ask Greil Archives: 2016; 2017; 2018; 2019 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. 11/29/20 Please explain, though, how the people […]

Ask Greil (2018)

Ask Greil (current/submit a question) Archives: 2016; 2017; 2019 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 Reynolds […]

Ask Greil (2017)

Ask Greil (current/submit a question) Archives: 2016; 2018; 2019 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 with […]

Ask Greil (2016)

Ask Greil (current/submit a question) Archives: 2017; 2018; 2019 12/29/16 Favourite recording(s)—LPs or songs—of 2016, and why? – Scott Woods Felice Brothers, “Aerosol Ball,” from Life in the Dark—because it doesn’t care how it comes out. Kaleo, “Way Down We Go“—because you can’t tell what it is. Rhianna, “Needed Me,” from Anti—because it can make […]