Ella Fitzgerald and the Lasting Power of Childhood Icons
When you’re young, the pop culture you absorb becomes a kind of “parent.” Wesley Morris and the critic Margo Jefferson reflect on the icons who shaped them.
Was I in denial? Margo Jefferson on Michael Jackson’s legacy
How does a critic and fan come to terms with the fall of an icon? Ten years after his death, the Pulitzer-winning writer revisits her book on Michael Jackson and confronts her own denial.