Deconstructing: Ben Gibbard And Why We Want Him To Be Miserable

Ben Gibbard

Deconstructing: Ben Gibbard And Why We Want Him To Be Miserable

Ben Gibbard

What is it about Ben Gibbard that inspires a celebration of depression? The singer-songwriter's sadness certainly has a twisted currency in the indie rock community. When his divorce with his now ex-wife Zooey Deschanel was announced, I scrolled through a number of comments on this very site that rejoiced in the split. "Yaaaaay! More sad Death Cab songs. Awesome!," one ...

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