Smooth Drugs for Smooth People

Smooth Drugs for Smooth People

5

Sep

2017

The three pillars of American debauchery are sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll.  Yacht Rock, too, is held aloft by these indispensable ingredients:  sex is a constant presence, even when it’s expressed with some degree of bittersweet poetry from the mouth of a fool.  And you wouldn’t be reading these words if you did ...
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The Most Important Word

The Most Important Word

4

Sep

2017

Today in downtown Chicago, I heard the Reverend William Barber speak.  Barber, the founder of Moral Mondays, follows in a long tradition of black preachers who stand for social, racial, and economic justice; he is an inheritor of the great lineage of Martin Luther King and Jesse Jackson, who stood by his side as he spit fi ...
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