Daylight Video

Today, in honor of the upcoming news slough of the August Congressional Recess, we have The Fugs performing their Zen classic, “Nothing.”

UPDATE: Somehow missed the notices of J.J. Cale’s death over the weekend, but will feature some of his music tomorrow. Thanks, gandalf33.

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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.