Behold the Hurricane (and other Brathwaite and Brian Fallon jams)

You know all about those strange synergies of the internet.  Today, I was listening to The Horrible Crowes.  Like a lot. For some reason that only makes sense the to the tubes and wires, quite a few folks found their way here today by searching for Kamau Brathwaite's visceral insight about Caribbean syntax : "the hurricane does … Continue reading Behold the Hurricane (and other Brathwaite and Brian Fallon jams)

Rockstars and Whetstones and SSRIs: Steven Hyden, the 90s, and Other Things

From 2013.  Grantland was too good for this world (most of the time). Steven Hyden puts out some really good stuff.  The fact that I can't type the word "intervention" without hearing Win Butler tells you two things:  1) like Butler and Hyden, I'm a man of a certain age, and 2) (perhaps) like both … Continue reading Rockstars and Whetstones and SSRIs: Steven Hyden, the 90s, and Other Things