As an old dude and frustrated singer, I always kind of sympathize with Greg Universe.  He never seems to know what’s going on in the mystical world of his son, but he always wants to be a part of his life.  And also, he was once a pretty kickass rock star in his own right, if ‘Like A Comet’ is indicative of his talents.  Indeed, I know you Kids Today don’t buy cassette albums anymore, but I’d totally buy ‘The Greatest Hits Of Starchild’, were it available for purchase.  ‘Course, I’d say the same about The Clash At Demonhead or the singing Impossibles, leading us to today’s K-Tel Records exclusive query…

The MS-QOTD (pronounced, as always, “misquoted”) also kind of wants to hear if Lila Cheney is as good as the New Mutants always claimed, asking: Which fictional rock star makes you wish you owned all their albums and could follow them around on tour?

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Once upon a time, there was a young nerd from the Midwest, who loved Matter-Eater Lad and the McKenzie Brothers... If pop culture were a maze, Matthew would be the Minotaur at its center. Were it a mall, he'd be the Food Court. Were it a parking lot, he’d be the distant Cart Corral where the weird kids gather to smoke, but that’s not important right now... Matthew enjoys body surfing (so long as the bodies are fresh), writing in the third person, and dark-eyed women. Amongst his weaponry are such diverse elements as: Fear! Surprise! Ruthless efficiency! An almost fanatical devotion to pop culture! And a nice red uniform.

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