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Ridiculously Long Reviews Become Hottest New Music Trend

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Fresh off of our 1200 word review of Kanye West's newest release, 808s and Heartbreak, comes Chuck Klosterman's 1700 word opus to the much-anticipated Guns and Roses album, Chinese Democracy.

Klosterman writes with the confidence you would expect from a man who is continually hailed as the nation's go-to guy when it comes to anything pop culture. He is also a lifelong G&R fan, which also definitely helps. It's a perceptive and witty review, but let's just say I am thankful I didn't have to copy-edit this. My favorite line: "A song like 'Shackler's Revenge' is initially average, until you get to the solo—then it becomes the sonic equivalent of a Russian robot wrestling a reticulating python." I have no idea what this means, but I am definitely intrigued.

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