Oooh, stirring up the rockism pot. Read what Jeff Chang has to say about it while we wait for S F-J to set us free (especially in light of his inspired review of the London Calling boxset in the New Yorker).
To answer Kelefa Sanneh's question, yes, I actually do think about 'the phony distinction' between great art and guilty pleasure when humming along to the radio or when I 'fearlessly' use shuffle on my iPod. But YES! YES!, we need some new 'prejudices'.
And with the help of these three guys, we're getting them.