Hey, June: A Playlist of Summery Songs to Snap Winter's Icy Grip

You would have to have “a mind of winter,” as poet Wallace Stevens once remarked, to look around at all the snow, ice, and cold, cold rain that’s poured down on much of the country this January and not be affected by it all somehow. Call it the Modernist’s remedy for SAD. But this winter… Continue reading Hey, June: A Playlist of Summery Songs to Snap Winter's Icy Grip

This Band Is Your Band, This Band Is My Band

After more than a year of making head-to-headway, and with only about two weeks left to go, the 2008¬†presidential political circus trains are rolling into the center ring at full speed. The debates are over,¬†offering little¬†about the candidates’ stance on the issues, but providing plenty of fodder for comedians and impersonators. And now the political… Continue reading This Band Is Your Band, This Band Is My Band