Monday, April 21, 2014

Blue Monday, Clara Smith edition

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Rubin Carter

Friday, April 18, 2014

Hear that phone keep on ringing off the wall


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Monday, April 14, 2014

Blue Monday, The Allman Bros. Band edition

Friday, April 11, 2014

Standing is a prerequisite


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Friday, April 04, 2014

Stormy


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Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Getting the Paul Ryan they deserve

The late, oh, so lamented Doghouse Riley, used to often begin his most righteous screeds with something along the lines of, "Look, I know it's Slate and Michael Kinsey's experiment in double-reverse back flip of mid-level account rep libertarian contrarianism..."  But, really, is there anyone more of a forlorn fool than William Saletan?

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Monday, March 31, 2014

Blue Monday, Grateful Dead edition

Friday, March 21, 2014

Happy birthday, J.S. Bach



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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Hiding under my desk, indeed

Oh, Jesis.

More seriously, the financial sector expects to be able to choose the next Republican presidential nominee. In the words of one political strategist, with Chris Christie on the rocks, ”The establishment is now looking for another favorite. . . . And by the establishment, I mean Wall Street.” At the moment, the big money is desperate enough to be looking at fringe candidates like Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, and Marco Rubio (although what they most long for is the third coming of Bush). Basically, there are huge piles of cash looking for a friendly political home, and the level of hysteria is likely to surpass what we saw in 2012. We should at least get some entertaining quotes out of it.



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Friday, March 14, 2014

She's pulling out the pin

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Not bully enough, I guess

I'm sure glad that Alessandra Stanley, the Times TV critic, is looking out for presidential dignity.

More than any other president, Mr. Obama surfs the media, looking for new ways to reach viewers who don’t watch the news or even television. The president doesn’t seem worried about tarnishing the dignity of his office. As his tenure nears its end, he seems more intent on being the salesman in chief. 
 The president really should think about the children the traditional media outlets.

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Monday, March 10, 2014

Blue Monday, Janis edition

Friday, March 07, 2014

Thinking about CPAC...



How is the weather? indeed.

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Monday, March 03, 2014

Blue Monday, Big Mama Thornton edition

Friday, February 28, 2014

Watching the watcher


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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The mayor of Italy

Just a wonderful image, straight outta the Florentine Renaissance


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Monday, February 24, 2014

Blue Monday, Howlin' Wolf edition

"Whatever 'R&B' is..."



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Friday, February 21, 2014

Yet another first person posthumous folk song

Monday, February 17, 2014

Blue Monday, Son House and Buddy Guy edition

Friday, February 14, 2014

I'm going where those chilly winds don't blow



This video seems to have been edited by an insane person.  But...

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