Why the American Song Contest Will Never Be a Success

And it’s not for the reasons we thought

Joe Shetina
5 min readApr 29, 2022

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The last couple of years have been very disorienting for American fans of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Previously the niche obsession of those of us who were gay and/or tacky enough to tune into its distinctive wavelength, the Eurovision Song Contest has gained some ground in the…

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Joe Shetina

They/he. Writer of fiction, screenplays, plays, reviews, essays, and poetry. Chicago. https://linktr.ee/jshetina