David Byrne is 63 today. Here he is with Talking Heads very close to their peak moment of influence in 1980 performing “Take Me To the River.” Fabulous, just fabulous.
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.
Wikimedia CommonsIt's Not Just the Growing Hispanic Population That Could Turn Texas BlueThe state's major metropolitan areas lead the country on population growth.
Gage Skidmore/FlickrMitch McConnell Is Waiting for Trump to Face RealityPressuring the Senate majority leader to end the shutdown is unlikely to work.