Rob Sheffield is a columnist for Rolling Stone, where he has been writing about music, TV, and pop culture since 1997. He is the author of two New York Times bestsellers Love Is a Mix Tape and Talking to Girls About Duran Duran. He also appears regularly on VH1. He lives with his wife in Brooklyn.
No rock critic- living or dead, American or otherwise - has ever written about pop music with the evocative, hyperpoetic perfectitude of Rob Sheffield - Chuck KlostermanIn Sheffield's hands, pop music is more than an object of cultural consumption - it becomes the language through which to navigate and negotiate his most intimate moments - The AtlanticSheffield uses music the way some people use scripture-to elucidate and sanctify the mysteries of life. He raises teen angst into high art that is funny, charming, and profoundly pleasurable - Darcey Steinke