Jon Savage

  • Film

    March 13, 2014
  • Film

    June 6, 2013
  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Geek Out With Rock's Backpages

    Lou Reed in 1973. If this was fat in the '70s, it's no wonder we're all considered obese now.‚ÄčThe online music-journalism archive Rock's Backpages is 10 years old this month. If you've never heard of the site, it's probably because a) you're not a music geek or b) you don't want to have to pay to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    The Top 10 Reissues of 2008

    It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>

  • Film

    November 29, 2007

    Savage Love

    Testing the limits of familial bonds, one nursing-home application at a time

  • Culture

    May 3, 2007

    The Teen Commandments

    Acht, the wild cliques! Jon Savage documents the pre-history of youth subculture