Daylight Video

Today is the 54th anniversary of Hawaii’s admission to the Union as the 50th state. So we’ll feature some Hawaiian music today, beginning with this brief demonstration of “slack-key” guitar playing by Sonny Chillingworth.

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.