After six-and-a-half years at City Paper, our music editor Margaret Welsh is leaving the job to pursue other interests. So we invited a couple of friends to help conduct her exit interview before sending her off to greener pastures.
How metal thrives in Africa, and why no one thinks it does
In today's episode, Alex Gordon and Margaret Welsh sit down with Edward Banchs, author of Heavy Metal Africa: Life, Passion and Heavy Metal in the Forgotten Continent (Word Association Publishers), discussing how the art-form thrives in the continent and why nobody thinks it does. Special thanks to Zombies Ate My Girlfriend, who shared "Appropriate Hate Crimes" and "Jahan" for use in this episode.
In this week's podcast, we're celebrating 25 years of City Paper. Alex Gordon, Rebecca Addison, Bill O'Driscoll and Margaret Welsh discuss their favorite stories, biggest mistakes and try to determine which ridiculous pun-based headlines are real or fake.