And fully clothed, I float away (I’ll float away) Down the Forth, into the sea I’ll steer myself Through drunken waves These manic gulls Scream it’s okay Take your life Give it a sha
The triumvirate of early-career Kanye West solo records (not including mixtapes, nor his brilliant producing career) would all probably rank somewhere in my top fifty or so favorite hip-hop records o
Allow me to prove Doug MacKinnon’s point by emphasizing how hard I laughed at this piece, from premise to presentation. To quote the great John Prine, “Jesus was a good guy. He didn’
On Monday, rapper Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music for his 2017 masterpiece DAMN. It was the first time that a musician who isn’t a jazz or classical composer has won the music Pulitz
With today’s news about Paul Ryan’s retirement from Congress, we might naturally turn to look at what comes next for Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District. (As Paul already pointed
Jonathan Swan at Axios is reporting that Paul Ryan, a rabid Ayn Rand ideologue who was wrongly miscast as one of Washington’s Smartest People, has officially decided to resign from Congress. Mul
Junot Diaz is one of this country’s greatest living writers. His new essay on being raped when he was a child, and on the half life of that trauma, is so painful, so breathtaking, so essential.
Thanks to Erik for posting the piece I wrote for TIME that came out yesterday. I have another one with TIME today where I talk some about what being in Memphis yesterday was like. For anyone who