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Tuesday, June 19 2012

An Early Moan from the Great Moaner: Jack Kerouac’s ‘The Sea Is My Brother’

Jack Kerouac’s greatest achievement is the creation of the most compassionate of 20th century literatures; not just the adolescent fraternalisms or calls for equality, but the glee of rushing down the mountain with the good news, or as the good news, curious about humanity, forgiving, ready to report well and true.


Thursday, March 19 2009

Little Murders: And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks

This is not Tom Brokaw’s Greatest Generation but, rather, Hunter S. Thompson’s Generation of Swine, the urban home front during the waning days of World War II, gritty and unvarnished, and chillingly reflective of modern sociology.


Thursday, September 28 2006

Los Lobos: The Town and the City

A record full of beauty and pain and fear and hope by five guys who know what the hell they're talking about.


Los Lobos: The Town and the City

It's easy to take Los Lobos for granted; this album just might fix that.


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