Daylight Video

Declan McManus, a.k.a. Elvis Costello, is 61 today. Here he is with the Attractions performing his first big hit, “Alison.” It can take you right back to 1977.

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.