X-Gau fired

Well, that sucks. There really isn't any tenured rock critic in print anymore.

Snobsite.com: The Annals of Rock Snobbery: TWILIGHT OF THE ROCK CRIT The turbulence and ructions bedeviling the Village Voice have finally resulted in the inevitable, the firing of Robert Christgau, or X-Gau, as he is known in Rock Snob circles. Yesterday, he sent this e-mail out to his faithful:

“It is now official–Village Voice Media fired me today, ‘for taste,’ which means (among other things) slightly sweeter severance.


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