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

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.