Fats Domino: Jambalaya

Professor Zero: Are there any questions? Class: Who dat? Who dat say dey gonna beat dem Saints? I am posting this song patriotically, for the Saints. But if they win tonight I will post versions of “When the Saints Go Marching In” all week. Axé.

Reading for Pleasure Wednesday: ON THE GENEALOGY OF MORALS and OTHER PEOPLES’ SKIN

I had not read anything new at all last Wednesday and so did not post, but now I have read two books, one good and one bad. The bad one, Other Peoples’ Skin, a collection of four novellas by four people, is morally uplifting but as writing, it is about at the level of airplane … More Reading for Pleasure Wednesday: ON THE GENEALOGY OF MORALS and OTHER PEOPLES’ SKIN

My Definitive Heel

Hasta el día en que vuelva, de esta piedra nacerá mi talón definitivo, con su juego de crímenes, su yedra, su obstinación dramática, su olivo. Hasta el día en que vuelva, prosiguiendo, con franca rectitud de cojo amargo, de pozo en pozo, mi periplo, entiendo que el hombre ha de ser bueno, sin embargo. Hasta … More My Definitive Heel