21 reflections on The Grammys (or was it the CMAs?)

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Despite the fact that keeping up with popular culture is the first “special skill” listed on my resume, until last night I had never actually watched the Grammys. I had avoided doing so largely because I believed the show consisted of hours spent watching artists perform the very songs played to death on the radio the year before. I was sorely mistaken. The Grammys, in fact, consist of hours spent watching artists perform strange songs no one has ever heard before, random oldies no one thought they would ever hear again, and bizarre collaborations between artists that no one ever wanted to hear together. Plus, they feature an unexpected and unfortunate amount of country (see the title of this article). Here are some thoughts and comments from last night’s show:

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