From the Archive: A Meat Loaf Education
R.I.P, Marvin Lee Aday
The singer and actor Meat Loaf died Friday morning. I grew up an unabashed, even bewilderingly so, Meat Loaf fan. In an essay for my newsletter from August 2019, I explained why. R.I.P., big man.
My musical education began in high school, with Nirvana, with “Smells Like Teen Spirit” somehow bum-rushing WLRW 94.5 pop radio in…