] It is no longer possible to have an original opinion on
] You've absorbed the deified albums, quarreled over the
] rock critic pontifications, frowned at the guarded,
] combative interviews. Thom Yorke's ugly-stick-beaten mug
] has peered at you from the pages of every magazine known
] to man; his every word and every note has ignited its own
] individual Internet flame war. Mass media has bombarded
] us with Radiohead critique, rendering us unable to
] generate an unfiltered opinion of our own.
] When you listen to Radiohead, you're no longer actually
] listening to Radiohead -- you're listening to everyone's
] opinion about Radiohead. It's impossible to separate what
] you hear from what you've read. You are betrayed by what
] you know, and you know way too much.
] Thus, in order to solicit an honest, undiluted opinion
] about Radiohead, you'd have to find the proverbial People
] Living Under Rocks. As People Living Under Rocks are
] unavailable, let's use fifth graders.
] Specifically, Mitsi Kato's fifth-grade class at Roosevelt
] Elementary in San Leandro.
Music Radiohead Rorschach, An innocent fifth grader's picture is worth a thousand-word critical analysis.,By Rob Harvilla