Media It Reviews Itself
posted by February 22 at 15:24 PMon
Hey kids, Gawker is still up and running! Crazy, right? But they do have an interesting story up here about how Maxim magazine (which is still publishing, too!) ran a review of the latest Black Crowes album (who knew they were still putting out albums?). The fact that Maxim ran a review of a Black Crowes album isn’t that surprising, really, but the fact that they reviewed it and gave it two and a half stars without even listening to it is pretty weird.
The Black Crowes’ label contacted Maxim, and they said this:
‘Of course, we always prefer to (sic) hearing music, but sometimes there are big albums that we don’t want to ignore that aren’t available to hear, which is what happened with the Crowes. It’s either an educated guess preview or no coverage at all, so in this case we chose the former.’
Kudos to Gawker, Maxim, and the Black Crowes for still existing. Way to survive!