Daylight Video

So how many of you associate Friday mornings with accumulated sleep deprivation? Here’s the late great Warren Zevon’s bitter and defiant tribute to white nights: I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead,” performed in 1980 at the Palladium in New York. R.I.P., Warren.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.