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 is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.