The United States is on the verge of perhaps the most profound cultural sea change in its history.
When the men of acoustic rock duo Jackopierce decided to part ways in 1997 it was a fairly familiar story from the music world: Successful band splits up to pursue different directions individually.
Shelby Lynne wants no part of comparisons regarding her new album, Just a Little Lovin’, a collection of Dusty Springfield covers. In Lynne’s mind, she bears no similarities to Springfield, the British soul singer who arguably enjoyed the most success of any female member of the British Invasion.
Maybe Bush’s outrageous commutation of Scooter Libby’s will help some folks recognize that this president and his cronies have more than normal self-interest or operative pragmatic scheming in mind.
As luck would have it, Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement couldn’t have come at a better time for embattled Senator George Allen (R-Va.). Having just learned of his Jewish lineage, he has an unexpected chance to wash away his impressive array of sins.