Steve Weinberg Staffwriter

Class of 2008


  • Paperhouse

    In an interview with Playboy in 1980, John Lennon talked about writing the song “Nowhere Man”; “I’d spent five hours that morning trying to write a song that was meaningful and good, and I finally gave up and lay down,” he said. “Then ‘Nowhere Man’ came, words and music, the whole damn thing as I lay down.”

    Pillbox | October 8, 2007
  • CD Dropbox

    Mark Ronson, Version

    In the midst of illustrious hip-hop producers with elaborate, hard-hitting beats, there’s Mark Ronson, often only accompanied by his guitar or his turntables, instead of hype men and machine-made beats. And with his second album, a compilation of covers aptly named Version, there’s no mistaking him for Timbaland or Kanye.

    Pillbox | October 1, 2007
  • CD Dropbox

    Rilo Kiley, Under the Blacklight

    Pillbox | September 17, 2007
  • CD Dropbox

    Caribou, Andorra

    Pillbox | September 10, 2007
  • Statistically speaking

    Today, we expect college to follow high school like we expect “Not much” to follow “What’s up?” Yet, for most of American history, people haven’t been vying for B.A. or B.S. degrees. While not all Americans attend post-secondary schools, college attendance has increased tremendously over the last two generations. In addition, more women are earning degrees than men.

    News | August 27, 2007