The Way of the Gun American Crazy
Thoughts on Santa Fe, Texas, and a classic film noir for these times.
The Imagination Police Zombie Lit
Imagination policing in publishing is rapidly getting out of hand.
Music The Eternal Otis
Revisiting the master of emotion and one of the greatest concerts of the soulful ‘60s.
Music Stickin’ and Stayin’
The timeless, seriously legit brilliance of Little Richard’s debut album.
Jazz Monk at a Hundred
Thelonious Monk was a bebop pioneer who swiftly left that medium behind for a style of music entirely his own making.
Film Noir The Past Was Yours
A look at Robert Mitchum’s greatest picture on his centennial.
The Year of Ella Stage Gone Long
A consideration of Ella Fitzgerald’s best performance in her centennial year.
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