Billy Joel And Rap: An Affair For The Ages

Here is an inclusive list of things rappers like to rap about: weed, money, luxury consumer goods, spending money on weed and luxury consumer goods, places they’ve visited that just so happen to rhyme with whatever they rapped about in the previous line, their exceptional prowess between the sheets, and Billy Joel.… » 4/28/15 12:09pm 4/28/15 12:09pm

Elaine's Was A Dump, Or The Grantland Fallacy

ESPN's Professional Southerner Wright Thompson used his space in Grantland to write a loving meditation on Elaine's, the now-defunct bad New York restaurant mainly known to people under 45 as a Billy Joel lyric. This made Thompson at least the third member of his little circle of sportswriting buddies to get misty… » 6/13/11 2:50pm 6/13/11 2:50pm