Tag Archives: Sixties

Music for a Political Blizzard

Fenster writes: WUR, the songs you like to hear. If you want real good plain old fashioned blizzard music, Blowhard Esq. is spinning a nice track on his show.  Baby, it’s cold outside.  Here, it’s Politics Saturday and this goes … Continue reading

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Sic Transit, Baby

Fenster writes: I wrote here, here and here about people who were quite famous in their day, now more or less down the memory hole.  With that in mind, I note the passing of playwright/poet/provocateur Amiri Baraka (née Leroi Jones), and … Continue reading

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How Terribly Strange to be Twenty

Fenster writes: I had coffee this morning with an old friend with kids about the same age as mine, late teens.  As we talked about little-kids-little-problems/big-kids-big-problems we touched on an aspect of life at that age that we’d more or … Continue reading

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