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Trent Reznor's career

So a few days ago, I did this centerpiece about essential listening to prep for the Virgin Mobile Festival.

Pop music critic Rashod Ollison and I went back and re-listened to 10 albums for the article.

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One of them was The Downward Spiral by Nine Inch Nails. (That's the one with "Closer" and "Hurt" on it.) At the end of my little review of it, I slipped this snarky little line in:

Ironically, though The Downward Spiral introduced Reznor to a mainstream audience, its title is indicative of Reznor's career after its release. 

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Hee hee. It went to press, and I sat back and waited to see if anyone would notice. Finally, I got this email:

your an idiot!     Trent is better than ever      i can believe i just read that !!

Mission accomplished!

(AP photo)


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