Vote for your favourite rock critic!: currently Albini is winning, which feels like a bit of a cheat – Albini’s producer’s diaries make for hilarious reading but in terms of actual criticism he comes across as a watered-down Carducci (who’s not on the poll). He’s probably winning as the knee-jerk option for kids who don’t approve of ‘star critics’. Or he’s winning on looks.

My pick was Mr. Charles Eddy. I might have voted for Simon R. but that tie swung it. (link via, duh.