Daylight Video

Okay, up and at ’em: On this day in 1990, the album Please Hammer, Don’t Hurt ‘Em began 21 weeks as number one on the U.S. pop charts, mainly thanks to this song.

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.