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The Best Commencement Speech Ever

I’ve followed Victor Wooten‘s career for years, since he began working with the improbably banjo-based jazz fusion band,  Béla Fleck and the Flecktones. There are

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What Happens If Trump Resigns?

This question appeared on Quora yesterday: If Trump resigns, can he still be tried for high crimes as a private citizen? “High Crimes”, like “Abuse

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Let’s talk about “rat infested”

This week Trump unleashed another unhinged, racist Twitter rant, this one targeting Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland. It was in response to Cummings’ outrage over

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The Disappearing Brooklyn Stoop

Brownstoner posted a terrific, in-depth article about something topically relevant to this site. But it’s also something that I’ve noticed all over NYC since the early

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Smoking hot salsa: Anacaona

Okay, I’m told that technically it’s more timba than salsa. Timba is a Cuban variant. Timba is identified by a few (debatably relevant) attributes like

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The GOASTT of Lennon

I was a huge Beatles fan when I was a kid. It was mostly the Beatles who introduced me to music and Paul McCartney’s lyrical

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Republican History Is Circular

I remember the photo of Donald Rumsfeld with a big smile, glad-handing Saddam after sealing a military sale of chemical and biological weapons to Iraq.

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American Steel vs. American Steal

Few companies have symbolized the resiliency of American manufacturing and the American retro spirit more than has Harley-Davidson, America’s oldest motorcycle manufacturer.  Whatever one might

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