Jim Macnie

Jim Macnie is a pop culture maven who spent the last decade as the Managing Editor of VH1.com. His music writing has appeared in the New York Times, Village Voice, Billboard, and DownBeat. A jazz critic, he’s also the co-author of The Future of Jazz (2004). He updates his Lament for a Straight Line blog as often as his parental duties will allow. The album he urges you to listen to tonight is John Hollenbeck’s “Eternal Interlude.”