Podcast: TSOYA Classic: Rock Snobs

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The Rock Snob's Dictionary: An Essential Lexicon of Rockological Knowledge
Show: 
Bullseye
Guests: 
Steven Daly
Guests: 
Ira Kaplan
Guests: 
Greg Proops

We continue our journey into The Sound of Young America's vast audio archive with this program from The Sound of Young America Classics.

Our Guests: Steven Daly is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and the co-author of The Rock Snob's Dictionary: An Essential Lexicon of Rockological Knowledge.


Ira Kaplan is a co-founder, vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter of the veteran indie rock band Yo La Tengo. We talk with Ira about their 2004 best-of compilation - Prisoners of Love, playing cover songs, and fund raising for WFMU.

In 2006, Yo La Tengo released their 14th LP, I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass to critical acclaim.

Greg Proops is a stand-up and improv comedian, best known for his appearances on both the U.K. and American versions of Whose Line is it Anyway.

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Wow, this is the first Sound I ever listened to. So I guess I'm pretty old-school if this is a classic.

Ira Kaplin is a fucking punk. He shits on his fans and they gobble it up. When I go to your concerts, throw me a bone and play Autum Sweater not thirty minutes of fucking feedback noise, you fucks. I don't like being hazed by having my eardrums ruptured when all I want to hear is a fucking song. Rock snob does not apply, try rock assholes.

I'm so angry

It's funny to read comments you post years later. Sorry for polluting the internet.