Cake’s “Rock ‘n’ Roll Lifestyle” is One of the Most Salient Pieces of Music Ever Made

When “Rock ‘n’ Roll Lifestyle” first came out, I didn’t understand it. The year was 1993, and I hadn’t even cleared a double digit age. It wasn’t until years later that I would truly understand its significance. It was a precursor to the hipster infiltration, except, instead, lead singer John …

That Time Cindy Crawford Made an Emblem of Middle America Sexy

Perhaps only one woman could have made Pepsi chic (as Madonna merely made it incendiary)–and that woman was one, Cindy Crawford. In 1992, just three years after the “Like A Prayer” controversy that made Pepsi a non-favorite with Middle Americans, it seemed that the soda company would never be able …