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My Night with Nico

What does one do when Fellini movie star, Warhol icon, former bedmate of Jim Morrison, Iggy Pop, and Jackson Browne, and frontwoman of The Velvet Underground leaves the methadone clinic and walks in to your waitressing gig? Holly George-Warren, eminent rock scribe and esteemed guest at The Weeklings, was still slinging hash when she crossed paths with the chanteuse/muse in late seventies Manhattan, but she did not let the opportunity pass her by. Continue reading

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In Defense of Disco

At its height, the “Disco Sucks” movement drew fifty-nine thousand people to a Chicago stadium to watch a shock jock explode LPs, inciting a full-on riot of mostly white dudes. WTF? Our Robert Burke Warren, who became enamored of disco in the lusty confines of a Catholic school broom closet, writes about the music that arrived at the same time as his teens, and how it inspired him. Continue reading

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A Totally Gruesome Document Detailing a Relationship: Journal Entries, 2012

I FEEL LIKE we’ve lost a lot of steam in this relationship. I don’t want to be a novelty item. The other night, while we were talking about union organizing, with our opposing viewpoints, I was searching, stammering, for the … Continue reading

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Take A Sad Song and Make It Better

Though it seems long ago and far away, high summer in the post-Watergate Deep South did, in fact, exist. The Beatles were six years gone, but still potent enough to change the lives of kids and adults alike, almost as potent as a stoned girl answering her door clad only in a sheet. memoir from our own Robert Burke Warren. Continue reading

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Sunday Light and Word – Busted Clutch, Florida

Searching the angles of chance Continue reading

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Deities These Days

Jon Methven on the new holiday gods. Continue reading

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Catching Us at a Bad Time

Nathaniel Missildine tries to see through the fog of his daughter’s indecipherable texts, chaotic world events, and whatever might be up ahead. Continue reading

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De Facto Feminism, Or More Power to the Candy Lady

De Facto feminists, black women fighting/finding contingency, building bridges, breaking bread, all in a country that counts them out. Judy Juanita tallies up all the ways feminism finds its way. Continue reading

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Here’s to Pearl Harbor Day

Paul Zolbrod was nine years old when Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941. Here are his reflections. Continue reading

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