With summer having finally arrived, The Michigan Review proudly presents some of our “Songs for the Summer”, as presented by our staff writers. Jake Thorne: “La Grange” by ZZ Top (1973) While its official commencement remains set in stone on calendars, the real beginning of a Michigan summer remains up to interpretation. For some, the mere blooming […]
Kanye West and The Life of Pablo
Following the controversy and speculation, guest writer Ben Weil dives into Kanye West’s latest work: The Life of Pablo. “Name one genius who ain’t crazy,” Kanye raps on The Life of Pablo, his newest album that definitively proves that he is both of these things. The line stands as an excuse for all the controversial […]
Folk the Police – The Blind Pig and giving in to P.C.
When long time producer and local radio personality Matthew Altruda invited the Facebook community to comment on his Folk the Police event, he unleashed a torrent of politically correct rhetoric forceful enough to cause him to announce later that the event would be cancelled.