Wednesday, July 28, 2010


Oh, let's just embrace the youtube-only turn this blog has taken.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Saturday, July 10, 2010


Not feeling very verbal these days, but you should all hear this song, "Reggae Is Here Once Again" from 1979. The group, Steel an' Skin, was made up of a bunch of British nightclub musicians of African and Caribbean descent who got together in the mid-'70s for a community project designed to introduce schoolchildren to the music and culture of their ancestors. Hitting the sweet spot in a Venn diagram of reggae, disco, and calypso, it's perfect for the weather:

Saturday, July 3, 2010

In a Nutshell

One can easily conclude that from any angle you care to look at it--left, right, whatever--American politics is a poorly scripted farce by reading this article.