Daylight Video

On this day 99 years ago, Frank Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey. Here’s a performance that resonates with me now at 5:00 AM PST (and it’s also the title track of his most critically acclaimed album): “In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning.”

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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.