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Erin Rose O'Brien

About Erin Rose O'Brien

Erin Rose O'Brien is a screenwriter based in New York.

AF 2018 IN REVIEW: How Mitski Used Performance to Make One of the Year’s Best Records

photo by Bao Ngo Since hitting her stride with 2014's Bury Me at Makeout Creek and its critically acclaimed follow-up Puberty 2 (2016), Mitski's audience has tended to project onto her as a symbol of their sadness, a microphone of sad-girl feelings. But Mitski does not want to be remembered this way, a position she asserted clearly [...]

By |2019-01-10T17:19:23-04:00January 3rd, 2019|FEATURES|

ONLY NOISE: Laughing at the Apocalypse with R.E.M.

ONLY NOISE explores music fandom with poignant personal essays that examine the ways we’re shaped by our chosen soundtrack. This week, Erin Rose O'Brien pays tribute to a silly song about the end of the world that helped her conquer apocalyptic anxiety and post-9/11 panic. 1. Exactly zero karaoke places have the correct lyrics to R.E.M.'s [...]

By |2018-11-26T15:30:42-04:00November 29th, 2018|COLUMNS, Only Noise|

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