Everyone has that one song. You have that one song. The one song that slips right through your armour. All the crap you put up so people can’t get in, it laughs at. 699 more words
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When Joe Cocker returned home in 1971 from the madness that was the Mad Dogs & Englishmen tour of America, he went off radar.
Before computers, before mobile phones, before texting and Face-timing, off radar really was off radar. 920 more words
One of the unsung strengths of the recent film Selma is its soundtrack. With the exception of the celebrated, Oscar-winning, gospel-rap of John Legend and Common’s… 573 more words
Tonight I asked my class what their incentive for coming was.
(Because, people, it is freaking freezing out.)
So I asked them: why do you come out in the cold, knowing you are going to be beaten, and broken, and boiled alive as the postures slowly ratchet up, and up, and up until you are nothing but a gelatinous mass on the floor. 246 more words