Daily Archives: 2013 January 23

One Safe Place (30 Days of Marc Cohn — Day 9)

“One Safe Place” Live 04/05 This is a gentle song, far from the usual brash rock that marks his other guitar songs.  It’s also one Marc seems to strum in concert himself, rather than leaving it to Shane Fontayne.  As … Continue reading

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Saving the Best for Last (30 Days of Marc Cohn — Day 8)

“Saving the Best for Last” Marc Cohn I missed a day, so this will be quick.  The second song in my list from the incomparable debut album.  I like this song because it is so unconventional.  Not a bit about … Continue reading

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The Better Nation We’ve Become

In his post today (“Seneca, Selma, and Stonewall“), Paul Krugman links to a graph showing growing acceptance, over time, of interracial marriage in the United States: I like this for the chart that indicates that 86% of the country agrees … Continue reading

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