“It was an unusual time in music when the-powers-that-be were very hands-off. They left the art to the artists.”
Book Review: “Six Amendments” — Is U.S. Constitutional Change in the Air?
Retired Associate Justice John Paul Stevens’ book Six Amendments is unlikely to restore any of the love lost between him and the GOP.
Book Review: An Informative Tour of Randy Revolutionary Times
This book is a valuable reminder that “the men associated with an era of supposed morality and Christian values of monogamy and marriage have nearly all been linked to infidelity and sex outside of wedlock.”
Book Interview: JFK, A Conservative?
In his book, Ira Stoll argues that John F. Kennedy was, “by the standards of both his time and our own, a conservative.”
Author Interview: Historian Maureen Ogle on the American Mystique of Meat
“If, as a reader, you’re expecting the standard rap on meat, then, well, you’re in for an unexpected history.”
Book Review: Julian Assange Trades Hopes and Fears With Cyberpunks
Any book in which the fourth sentence is “The world is not sliding, but galloping into a new transnational dystopia” runs the risk of overstating its case from the get-go.
Album Review: Blitzen Trapper Holds Steady with “VII”
Overall, VII finds Blitzen Trapper maintaining its musical muscle even though its lyricist occasionally struggles.