Grammys

Why the Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Grammy Win Ain't No Thang

Let's get one thing out of the way: Getting upset about absolutely anything to do with the Grammys is like finding yourself alarmed by the quality of the food at a Pizza Hut.

To expect an organization to do anything other than what it normally does, which is consistently miss the mark when determining the value of the releases in any given year -- like when Steely Dan's utterly superfluous Two Against Nature beat out Radiohead's career- and decade-defining Kid A -- well, that's madness.

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Derek Askey
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