Alabama Shakes’s Soul-Stirring, Shape-Shifting New Sound

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Sprinting Downcourt to the High Life
LeBron James’s Experiences Inspire “Survivor’s Remorse”

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Smash and Grab

September 3, 2013

So, where were we? Oh yeah, waiting out the winter in Los Angeles, planning to go north in the spring. I assumed the weather would be warm enough in March that, as a migrating beast,  I’d be able to head up the Pacific coast, towards San Francisco, then Oregon, then Washington and then, eventually to […]

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The West Coast Wintertime Going Nowhere Blues

July 29, 2013

So, where were we? Oh, yeah,  in Iowa,  knocking on doors to get Barack Obama re-elected and having surprisingly few slammed in my face. That was 9 months –three-quarters of a year – ago. If you’ve been following me on Facebook or Twitter or even Foursquare– and really, why wouldn’t you? It’s free! – you […]

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