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Like several of the songs on the album, this makes reference to the Columbine shootings, for which the mass media attempted to blame Manson's influence despite all evidence to the contrary. Like a lot of his lyrics, this deals with Manson's perception that the media tend to martyr and deify those who die within the public eye. (thanks, Stefano - Old Bridge, NJ)
Artis the Spoonman
Even before Soundgarden wrote a song about him, Artis was the most famous spoon player of all time. So why has he always been broke?
Mac Powell of Third Day
The Third Day frontman talks about some of the classic songs he wrote with the band, and what changed for his solo country album.
Newman makes it look easy these days, but in this 1974 interview, he reveals the paranoia and pressures that made him yearn for his old 9-5 job.