On Katy Perry’s "Teenage Dream"

Nick Sylvester | September 1st, 2010
This thing is the number one song on iTunes, number three on Billboard, and number one in the overpriced Korean grocery market in my neighborhood. Katy Perry, who sings, is on ...

Wavves: Just a Sucker with No Self-Esteem

On Nathan Williams and the King of the Beach LP
Nick Sylvester | July 22nd, 2010
Today I revisited the California mall-punk band Offspring’s Smash LP. This thing came out in 1994 and, riding the coattails of grunge, sold over three million in the US ...