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Robert Christgau is senior editor and chief music critic of the
April 20, 2006
A Darker Shade of Noir
is a serious novel about intimately connected yet diametrically opposed black and white stepbrothers.
September 22, 2005
In Search of Sam Cooke
A womanizing gospel king and black-pride pop star, Sam Cooke led a short life filled with contradiction.
June 9, 2005
The First Lady of Song
Billie Holiday wasn't just adored by her fans but by her friends and colleagues as well.