Sophomore albums are made to be trashed, especially when they follow hugely successful debuts. And there may be no artist in pop-music history who seems to so richly deserve such a trashing as Kanye West. To call West's behavior over the last year "insufferable" fails to do him justice; to list examples of his egomania -- from Christlike poses struck in concert, to the shushing of his peers at listening parties for his new album -- would leave no room for a review of the... More >>>