The Rock Star's Burden Paul Theroux in the New York Times, on Africa as a "theater of empty talk and public gestures". #link 2005.12.30 @ 21:33 // Sound // You were reading The Rock Star’s Burden, a link posted with comment by MacDara Conroy. It is filed under Sound and was published in December 2005. If you liked what you read here, you can follow this site on Twitter @MacDaraBlogs or via reader feed, and find many more entries in the Archive. You can also buy me a Ko-fi.