Friday, September 01, 2006

THEY FIRED THE DEAN!

Robert Christgau, the dean of American rock critics has been fired by the evil corporate Huns at The Village Voice. He had been at the paper for 30 some years.

Writes Christgau:

We both believed I had won myself some kind of niche as gray
eminence. So I was surprised Tuesday when I was among the eight Voice employees (five editorial, three art) who were instructed to bring their union reps to a meeting with upper management today. But I certainly wasn't shocked--my approach to music coverage has neverbeen much like that of the New Times papers.


Read more HERE and HERE.

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