Author: Billy Eisenberg

Loving Advice to Kanye West Before his 2020 Presidential Run

One thing I have learned from my experience interning with Headcount is that it truly is a civic duty to participate in the democratic process. It is important if you care about the political system to vote. That being said, there are many people who I love who still did not vote. One of those…

Posted in Music and Activism, Trends in Music and Society

Not Just the White House: Marijuana Initiatives

In the days before the 2016 election HeadCount is running a new series titled “Not Just the White House,” a run down of ballot initiatives across the 50 states. For the first installment we are looking into marijuana initiatives. This coming Tuesday, 9 states have referendums to reform marijuana legislation on their ballots. That’s right!…

Posted in Politics and Elections, Personal Liberty, Health Care Reform

20 Years of “Being There” – Celebrating Wilco’s Breakthrough 1996 Album

Happy 20th Birthday to Being There! Remind me to buy you a drink when you turn 21 next year. In 1994 Uncle Tupelo, the alt-country group led by Jeff Tweedy and Jay Farrar, broke up. Jay formed Son Volt and Jeff formed the Wilco. That same year, both bands released their first albums, Trace and…