In another example of synchronicity, two pieces on the same day about what happens if someone you don’t like starts liking the same music as you.
Stewart Lee in the Guardian musing about whether he can still like Gillian Welch if David Cameron “has tapped his Tory toe to it” and John Robb on Louder than War imagining David Cameron getting all sweaty in the moshpit at a Smiths’ gig.
I must admit I have a very long list of people who I don’t think should be allowed to like Joy Division. Top of the list are people who claim to like Joy Division and U2. That’s not possible. As Johnny Marr would say, I forbid it.