Mark Steyn

Mark Steyn, who hosts the live opera broadcasts on Channel 4 in Britain, is the film critic of the Spectator in London. He also writes for London's Daily and Sunday Telegraph.

After The Ball
April 9 1998 3:30 AMThe Worst Songwriter of All TimeFrom "(How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window?" to Barbra Streisand's "People."
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Dec. 5 1997 3:30 AMWhere Have You Gone, Oscar Hammerstein?From Show Boat to Sondheim is a long way down.
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May 8 1997 3:30 AMBowie BondsRock 'n' roll officially stops being revolutionary.
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Dec. 5 1996 3:30 AMMachiavellianWas 2Pac Shakur's murder just a publicity stunt?
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Sept. 11 1996 3:30 AMThe Death of the Show TuneA rant on Rent.
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Jan. 9 1998 3:30 AMThe Only Living Boy in New YorkCan Paul Simon save Broadway?
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July 17 1997 3:30 AMOur Last CigaretteThe fading glories of the smoking song.
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Jan. 16 1997 3:30 AMHail Caesar!Cornball classics from a Tin Pan Alley legend.
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Oct. 16 1996 3:30 AMTheme PartyPolitics really is a song and dance.
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July 2 1996 3:30 AMRap VictorianaWhat hip-hop and parlor music have in common. 
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