Sometimes it’s worth the wait to have them all hit you at once, a sort of musical High Holy Days.
What we’re seeing with our changing notions of sharing and ownership might be a new hybrid of orality and literacy.
But it’s those little moments when you feel like you might actually be creating a movement that sustain me.
I like the idea of Bowie the man but what I wanted from London was the glam-rock god (or ghost).
I want to deny that this could happen in Philadelphia, but I can’t. I’ve seen it too many times with my own eyes.
It is no accident that the last real pop superstar, Michael Jackson, hit the apex of his popularity in the Reagan years.
She’ll have to win over Americans who didn’t buy into “drill, baby, drill” as an energy policy and weren’t won over already by folksy comments about her kids.
I don’t want electoral victory or anything else to rest on the sex lives of politicians.
“If I wanted to join the military and climb the ladder to a high rank, or to run for public office, I’d pretty much be screwed.”
It’s easy for Americans to believe that an election could be stolen in Iran, but next to impossible for most of us to believe that it could be stolen in our own country.