Heading out for a bike ride, a car trip, or just cleaning your house this weekend? We offer you three great podcasts with our authors to accompany whatever you might be doing.
First, check out EddyFest 2011, a three part interview with famed music writer Chuck Eddy on RockCritics.com. Eight rock critics interview Eddy about his new book Rock And Roll Always Forgets: A Quarter Century of Music Criticism.
Then, turn your attention to film with this interview with Robert J. Corber on New Books in Pop Culture. Corber is the author of Homosexuality in Cold War America and In the Name of National Security. In his latest book, Cold War Femme, Corber reads Hollywood films of the 1950s and 1960s demonstrate how Cold War homophobia focused on the femme as the lesbian who posed the greatest threat to the nation.
Finally, look at where law and music intersect: in the realm of copyright. In a podcast interview for New Books in Law, Kembrew McLeod and Peter DiCola, co-authors of Creative License: The Law and Culture of Digital Sampling, talk the about legal and the cultural implications of digital sampling in the music industry and how hiphop has changed as copyright law enforcement has become stricter.
After you listen, we hope you'll decide you want to learn more by reading the books!