Okay, let’s get back to some regularly scheduled music, including the B-52s commemoration I intended on Kate Pierson’s 67th birthday. Here’s my personal favorite B-52s song, released in 1990 but chock full of Athens reminiscences from their lean years: “Deadbeat Club.”
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.
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