Buckwheat Zydeco preforming 'Hey Ma Petit Fille I'm Going Now' at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1989.
R.I.P. Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr.
'Big Rock Candy Mountain' by John Hartford and f.m. spiller.
The Strip by Brian McFadden. The Self-Appointed Protest Referee. The New York Times. September 3, 2016.
On the morning June 12, 1962, three Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary prisoners—John Anglin, his brother Clarence, and Frank Morris—were not in their cells at during the routine bed check. In their places, guards found cleverly built dummy heads made of plaster, flesh-tone paint, and real human hair.
The FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation, along with the Coast Guard, Bureau of Prison authorities, and others, investigated the matter and pieced together the details of the escape plan—but the trio was never found. To this day, the fate of the prisoners remains a mystery.
Donald J. Trump seems to understand that charges of racism are essentially toothless, because the bar of proof is now so high that it’s impossible to clear. Illustration by Pablo Delcan. The New York Times Magazine. August 16, 2016.
Word: 'Look, America is like the best idea the world ever came up with. But Donald Donald J. Trump is potentially the worst idea that ever happened to America, potentially ... I don't think he's a Republican. I think he's hijacked the party, and I think he's trying to hijack the idea of America. And I think it's bigger than all of us. I think this is really dangerous ... Wise people of conscience should not let this man turn your country into a casino.' - Bono on Charlie Rose on September 20, 2016
Save The Day, people! It’s just a no-brainer, the election is far too IMPORTANT for you to think of November 8th as any other day. When you step into that voting booth, make your mark and make it count!