Today’s the 60th birthday of Brian James, guitarist for The Damned. Here are the punk pioneers performing my favorite song of theirs, “Is It a Dream?”

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.