Alison Garwood Jones

Spotlight: Growing Pains

Originally published in April 2012 in Blog

SPOTLIGHT is Society Pages’ newest column focusing on questionable occurrences. Read other columns here. A dozen years ago, when the thought of becoming an academic art historian had lost its luster, I found myself throwing all of my investigative energy into a more personal story. This was back when I was trying to break into journalism, with no […]

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Spotlight: Vanishing accents

Originally published in April 2012 in Blog

I’ve been covering music, and especially music and the internet, a fair bit lately. Here’s a piece I published last year that tackles the mystery of singing and accents. Enjoy! SPOTLIGHT is Society Pages’ newest column focusing on questionable occurrences In 1981, Sheena Easton was a 22-year old club kid with a glossy pout and […]

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