Screw “Guilty Pleasures”: No More Cultural Taste Shaming
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Screw “Guilty Pleasures”: No More Cultural Taste Shaming

I read a brilliant piece yesterday called “In Defense of Schlock Music” where the author, Jody Rosen, proposes an argument for a genuine appreciation of Billy Joel and Journey. I’m not doing it justice– it’s awesome, go read it. ┬áBut it struck me as odd that we culturally feel some moral responsibility to only appreciate … Continue reading