1. I’m not quite high on life, just slightly dead.

    — A lyric from Loudon Wainwright III’s new album Older Than My Old Man. Ken Tucker review here.

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  1. Ken Tucker reviews a new box-set retrospective about Loudon Wainwright III: The collection 40 Odd Years proves Wainwright to be the least limited of cult artists, and the least diminished over time. There are more chapters in song to be written illustrating the power of a highly disciplined artist continuing his life’s work: an ongoing portrait of a genial screw-up, honest not to a fault, but to a triumph. View in High-Res

    Ken Tucker reviews a new box-set retrospective about Loudon Wainwright III: The collection 40 Odd Years proves Wainwright to be the least limited of cult artists, and the least diminished over time. There are more chapters in song to be written illustrating the power of a highly disciplined artist continuing his life’s work: an ongoing portrait of a genial screw-up, honest not to a fault, but to a triumph.

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