Inexplicably summoning Saul Alinsky against the AFI's top ten.
Preserving subway and el names.
The belly button, tree roots. Hopelessness.
His talk of sin and morality rings hollow.
An interview with John Rolf.
On Divide and Conquer, an excellent new documentary on Fox News founder Roger Ailes. B+
He’s one of the NHL's greatest characters of the century.
Call Me Lucky is great where it is.
I wasn't looking for some sexy lady undressing.
Trump doesn't appear to have developed a taste for homicide.
Liberals on Cheney and Texas.
“Dog for President” in early-1980s Baltimore.
These concepts apply to nothing in the world; they’re propaganda or the merest ideology.
What can happen if you’re only concerned about anti-Semitism on the Right.
Paleocon Diary (#149)
ATP board member Justin Gimelstob charged with felony battery in L.A. sneak-attack.
John Simon schooled Mort Sahl back when talk shows were great.
I still compromise my values in order to get other people’s approval.
His music holds up to this day.
Government bureaucracy creates a wall between citizens and opportunity, restitution, and basic rights.
An episode from 1972, when talk shows let people talk.
City nicknames, like Baltimore’s “Charm City,” are mostly dumb.
First single from new Baltimore band fronted by Brooks Kossover and Jenghis Manning-Pettit.
Dad was a humble giant, at least to his five sons.
An interview with the late director by Mark Kermode.
The FDA’s menthol cigarette prohibition plan is patronizing to African-Americans.
Bob Fass interviews Dylan mere hours after he cut the master take of "One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later)."
Steve Stills never really panned out, nor did the SoCal rock scene after 1971.
An insightful early take in a different time signature.
Doesn’t matter much now, but Dylan’s original Blood on the Tracks was better.
A "remix" of an Eric Copeland song.
Halloweens past and present; busybody schoolmarms; and a strange New York Times article about the Red Sox.