Pitchfork Critic Jessica Hopper on ESPN’s Rembert Explains

This week Rembert Browne invites Pitchfork senior editor Jessica Hopper onto the podcast to talk about her upcoming book The First Collection Of Criticism By A Living Female Rock Critic. This proves to be an excellent jumping off point for several conversations, none more so than that of Hopper’s coverage of R. Kelly’s long, turbid history of sexual conduct with minors. The story amounts not just to a harrowing tale of the lives that his actions affected, it, on a larger scale, acts a further indictment against the willful cultural blindness paid to celebrities who have attained a certain intractable fame