Daily Archives: January 16, 2012

‘Shore Leave’


From Waits’ 1983 album, Swordfishtrombones: …and so I slopped at the corner on cold chow mein and shot billards with a midget until the rain stopped and I bought a long sleeved shirt with horses on the front and some … Continue reading

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MLK the ‘moral revolutionary’


From a 1982 book review in which Garry Wills noted that Martin Luther King, Jr. knew he “would have to accept his own death” if he were to play a leading role in the civil rights movement: …He did not … Continue reading

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