Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen

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About me

Gender MALE
Occupation Writer and Teacher
Location Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, United States
Introduction I'm a trade magazine and Web site editor (, but my passions are teaching and writing music criticism. I've got degrees in English and African-American studies, and have taught for several colleges in Wisconsin. I write reviews and features for Harp, Paste, No Depression, and Rock & Rap Confidential. I live with my wife and 16-year-old son, two dogs, and one cat.
Interests Music, literature, politics, cooking, art, movies
Favorite Movies 25th Hour, Last Temptation of Christ, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Garden State, The Manchurian Candidate (original), Blazing Saddles, The Big Lebowski
Favorite Music Bruce Springsteen, the Who, Husker Du/Sugar/Bob Mould, OutKast, Muddy Waters, Pearl Jam, Frank Zappa, Clash, Green Day, Bob Dylan, Bad Religion, Kanye West, Public Enemy, Rodney Crowell, Curtis Mayfield
Favorite Books Just Above My Head by James Baldwin, The Time of Our Singing by Richard Powers, Gods Go Begging by Alfredo Vea, A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving, Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison