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The Friends Of Distinction: Making The Connections

Good old number 32. During his heyday with the Cleveland Browns, Jim Brown was the best running back in the league, and I would argue that he’s still the best that ever was. 525 more words


Leamington Record Fair

I visited Leamington Spa’s Town Hall on Saturday to dig my way through heaps of vinyl at the record fair. There is plenty there if you are prepared to pay for it, but I’m generally not. 637 more words


The story of Wattstax 1972

In August 1972, the iconic soul and R&B label Stax hosted an unprecedented, star-filled day of music to commemorate the 1965 Watts riot. Piers Barber… 1,218 more words

Piers Barber

California Dreamin'

Here are two very different superb interpretations — the first by Baby Huey; the second by Bobby Womack. These guys so easily and classily rework a classic song squeezing out new nuances. 45 more words


Week 10 of Haikus and Lowkus and choosing nothingness

By Bruce Tang

I chronicled every day of my semester abroad with a haiku and a painting. Here are the results of my vanity project one year on: 170 more words



It’s been exactly 5 days since I’ve done, well, anything.  I contracted some alien virus while visiting Texas last week and the training plan just kind of fell apart from there.  474 more words