A new documentary about her career which, sadly has been over for a decade. I never saw her live, but I did see her in the audience at McCabes, once, in better days (the 80s). I forget who the act was.
I’m a rum drinker (I acquired the habit in Puerto Rico), but not a rum snob. I can’t imagine paying this much for a bottle.
An interesting history of bed sizes, including in dorm rooms.
I had dinner with Eileen Collins a couple months ago, and we were discussing the virtues of community college. In addition to all the other benefits of better education and lower cost, this article reminds me of another one: It eliminates the need to live in a dorm as a freshman. I was in Ann Arbor for three years, but I never lived in one.
Mickey Kaus on why it still matters. Yes, he is a symptom of the deep corruption of business, national, and world leadership.
How it changed jazz.
Yes, a classic album. My sister went to music school in Ann Arbor with his son, Chris.
I had not realized that Joe Morello started out as a violinist. How often does someone go from violin to drums?
The top 100 jazz albums you should own. With a meditation on the art.
Will it be Grandpa Simpson?
It seems to me that the Democrats are screwed this cycle, which is ironic, considering who they’re trying to defeat.
…are much, much worse.
Yes, I’ve noticed that. I’m no saint, but I’m a lot better than most of those people.
What Hollywood scripts would look like if the scriptwriters understood it.
Now do space.
The war has gotten brutal.
I love it.
[Update Monday evening]
Under mounting pressure from Snopes, the Babylon Bee is forced to admit that its reporters are not real journalists.
This story is too much fun. But probably not for Snopes.