Clear your calendar so you can begin emailing your friends LP's live cover of Beyonce's "Halo" immediately. You can toss in Shani O. Hilton's 28 Afro Problems while you're at it.
Glen Campbell is pretty sick with Alzheimer's, but also has a new album coming out, so let's take a moment to appreciate his greatest musical achievement (well, to be fair, the brilliant Jimmy Webb wrote it). There's something very special about "Wichita Lineman," you know? Here's a lovely piece about how it came to be.
I started watching this small documentary about ranching in Montana ("Ridin' For the Brand"), mostly because literally every single protagonist is a member of my friend's extended family in Big Timber, also featured in Sweetgrass, one of the most beautiful films I've ever seen. There aren't a lot of smaller ranchers left, and it's a hard life. I mean, to say it's a hard life is really to devalue it: it's a nineteenth-century-level hard life (for an American.) READ MORE
WORN Fashion Journal presents a supercut of exuberant early '90s fashion.
I had an obituary post planned for Rita MacNeil (the late Canadian folksinger) for a couple of days, but I kept yanking it because the (very funny) clip of her Trailer Park Boys cameo I was using had our heroes waving guns around like idiots, as is their wont, and it seemed inappropriate considering the events of last week. So, instead, here is a lovely tribute from the CBC. She was a great lady, and she had a rough start in life. READ MORE