Dan DeLuca is an Inquirer pop music critic. But his "In the Mix" column in the Weekend section ventures further afield, into books, movies, TV, the Internet, graphic novels and anything you might call "popular culture."
- Gallery: How to Write a Song
The theme of this week's class is desire. The "How to Write a Song" class, that is, taught by Pulitzer Prize-winning Northern Irish poet Paul Muldoon and English songwriter John Wesley Harding to a room full of impressively talented Princeton University undergraduates.
Inquirer music critic Dan DeLuca reports as of midweek from the SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas. See his blog dispatches at www.philly.com/inthemix