I’ve got an abscessed tooth, and am rediscovering the sad fact that I have a high tolerance for painkillers and a low tolerance for pain. As I head from an emergency dental to a non-emergency medical appointment, here’s Megadeth performing “Skin O’ My Teeth” in Italy in 1992.

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.