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Harvilla writes about music and other pop culture. He lives in Columbus, Ohio, and was alive in the ’80s.

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Billie Eilish and the Loneliness of Megastardom

The 19-year-old’s second album, ‘Happier Than Ever,’ finds her in a place unfamiliar to the average listener but all too relatable for the young and ultra-famous

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‘60 Songs That Explain the ’90s’: The Chart-Conquering Slow Jams of Boyz II Men

On our last episode for a quick summer break, we explore ‘End of the Road’ and the beginnings of one of the decade’s biggest groups

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Top Five Music Documentaries and ‘Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage’

Sean is joined by Garret Price, the director of the first installment in Ringer Films’ Music Box series

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The Death of the ’90s, As Foretold by a Bald Dude With a Sampler

Months before the disastrous Woodstock ’99 festival, Moby released an album that may have spelled the end of the ideals of the decade

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‘60 Songs That Explain the ’90s’: Limp Bizkit, the Nü-Metal Death Rattle of a Decade

In honor (dishonor?) of the new Ringer Films doc ‘Woodstock 99: Peace, Love, and Rage’ on HBO this week, we’re looking at the baddest boys of rap-rock and their hit song, ‘Nookie’

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The Spirit of the ’80s Is Alive and Crying on John Mayer’s New Album

‘Sob Rock,’ the singer-songwriter’s eighth full-length, wraps its sadness in ’80s-style soft rock while also offering some of his best music in at least a decade

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‘60 Songs That Explain the ’90s’: Madonna Strikes a Pose

The history of ‘Vogue’ and Madonna’s decade, with an assist from The New York Times’ Caryn Ganz

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‘60 Songs That Explain the ’90s’: Coolio, “Weird Al” Yankovic, and the Struggle to Be Taken Seriously

Exploring ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ and the history of pop rap in the early 1990s through the prism of Coolio’s most serious—and biggest—song

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‘60 Songs That Explain the ’90s’: Going the Distance With Cake

Exploring the history of the droll kings of Sacramento with help from Sadie Dupuis

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A Salute to Ginger: Saying Farewell to the Latest Phase of Conan O’Brien

The late-night legend signs off from TBS tonight