Here are a couple of reviews of Donald Fagen's Eminent Hipsters. Here is my review of Donald Fagen's Eminent Hipsters: If you are a dyspeptic Jew from the American northeast who enjoys the music of Steely Dan and spends a lot of time grumbling about how things are less authentic, more anesthetizing and increasingly unpleasant these days OR you are someone with a deep interest in the intricate details of what it is like to travel the country on a mid-level musician's tour bus you will find a lot to enjoy about this book. For a man who has spent the last 40 years in [...]
Mr. Donald Jay Fagen, solo artist and lead singer of one of the most bizarrely polarizing bands in pop history, turns 65 today. You hate Steely Dan, fine, I'm sure you have your reasons, based on whatever kind of ignorance and impressionability guides your decision making process, but I happen to be a fan of the man and, spoiled with choice for what to put here on his birthday, I've gone with this. But, really, it could have been anything.