Brett Meisner, Rock 'n' Roll badboy
May 30, 2005 8:45 PM   Subscribe

"Brett Meisner has helped to put the 'rock' back into 'rock and roll' forever!" said Kurt Loder in 2003. Given Meisner's impact as a music critic and rock 'n' roll badboy, this is something of an understatement...
posted by ph00dz (8 comments total)
oh nooooo!! MeFi has been infected by the Meisner now...

This stuff is, by far, the finest trolling on the internet today. Guaranteed to enrage anyone who considers themselves a music fan. It's the little things, you see, the well-placed factual errors and all...

Plus there's always the nagging suspicion that it might all actually be serious, which would only serve to make it more funny.
posted by First Post at 8:58 PM on May 30, 2005

His photo showed up in a lowtax rant once, unfortunately (fortunately?) I can't find it.
posted by drezdn at 9:04 PM on May 30, 2005

like fucking kurt loder knows anything...
posted by quonsar at 9:05 PM on May 30, 2005

Wikipedia says it's a "parody".
posted by svenni at 10:49 PM on May 30, 2005

"We Don't Need No Education, We Don't Need No More Control"

Indeed. And the explanation that Punk was crap because it didn't fill stadiums like Ratt and KISS was pure gold. Once I stopped swearing long enough to get it.
posted by freebird at 10:59 PM on May 30, 2005

brett says...

"I know Henry. He’s a nice guy. But even he knows the whole thing was a farce. As for the rumors of Henry being gay. They’re false. He dates women. Although the fact that he writes poetry, lifts weights and likes to jump into piles of shirtless sweaty men probably doesn’t help."

heh. funny. thanks.
posted by soi-disant at 11:55 PM on May 30, 2005

I had to work pretty hard to get a chuckle out of this. It might just be me, but I thought that this was an awful lot of work for some mildly amusing results.
posted by beelzbubba at 7:45 AM on May 31, 2005

Well, I suspect that Loder quote was fake, but even if it wasn't, Curt Loder once said Green Day was the most inventive band he'd ever heard.

This from a guy who lived in London in the heyday of the Clash.
posted by lumpenprole at 8:49 AM on May 31, 2005

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