Category Archives: The Weeklings

Beware the Ides of Trump

I come not to praise Trump but to bury him. Continue reading

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Beyond Good and Evil

Give evil a chance. We can’t do any worse, can we? Continue reading

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Found in Translation (50 Things You Don’t Mean and What You Really Do)

You said it but you absolutely don’t mean it. Continue reading

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U2: All That You Can’t Leave Behind

Everyone else may hate U2, but Kurt Baumeister will always love them in spite of themselves. Continue reading

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Prince, Todd, RuPaul, & Me

Prince and I did not get off, so to speak, on the good foot. While he would ultimately influence me – both personally and musically – as much as Bowie or the Beatles (my Trinity), his presence initially challenged the most important friendship of my life. Then, it cemented that friendship, and led to funk n’ roll adventures alongside a superstar-in-exile named RuPaul. Continue reading

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Welcome Thieves: An Appreciation

Our own Robert Burke Warren waxes on about Sean Beaudoin’s stellar, rockin’ Welcome Thieves. Continue reading

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The Hippie Angel

Robert Burke Warren’s Yuletide of death, porn, and a hippie angel. Continue reading

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My Rock & Roll Paris

I was in the land where the creators are revered; Paris greets artists with an affection so strong it gives an energy boost, life force, enabling one to go back to the blank space with faith, with no fear. And indeed, I was not afraid. I was the opposite of afraid. Continue reading

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Sunshine, Someday, Maybe: An Excerpt from Jamie Blaine’s Midnight Jesus

It’s midnight and I’m knocking on the back door of a seedy strip club off Jefferson and Ninth. A big bald bouncer who looks like a buff Uncle Fester ushers me in and goes to fetch Katy. There’s a Black … Continue reading

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