Long Island native Will Stegemann used to hate Billy Joel, but now considers himself "reluctantly obsessed." Kristian sits down with him to talk about what changed, and how music can bring us back home. Also: Trade Ya, and a tribute to the power of piano men and women in rock n' roll. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Topics: Billy Joel, the absence of moderation, plastic bowling pins, justifiable on-stage meltdowns, his punk record, a new appreciation for the man's discography, Amityville, New Year's resolutions, improper mastering techniques, seat belts, figuring things out, dogs on twitter, fathers and sons, tonic, gin, feeling completely lost in your early 20s, and the things we do for love.
Episode 77: The Library vs. The Internet with Will Stegemann and Alison Abrams
Pop Culture Continuum
Will Stegemann and Alison Abrams join John & Pat to discuss the changes in media over the past few decades, which inevitably ends with everybody getting off everybody else’s lawn. As an added bonus, there’s a live drag race. Tune in, turn on, pass out.
On the 21st episode of Whale Cave, writer Will Stegemann reconsiders his lifelong hatred of Billy Joel by listening to every single Billy Joel song and then blogging about it. Host Matt Price tries out an exciting new game show using Wu Tang Clan songs.
Will Stegemann (@betheboy on Twitter) is the writer behind the Sentimental Accidents blog and a project called A Year Of Billy Joel. Will joins Gene and Brodie to discuss lots and lots of music, including Billy Joel, The Ramones, the late MCA and The Beastie Boys, as well as share stories and thoughts about murder, kidnapping, and Hitler. So, just the light topics this week. Also, the music of Japanese punk band Sandy Beach Surf Coaster.