WITH LESTER YOUNG… SWING STAYED SWUNG.

ON BECOMING INSTANTLY COOL WITH THE PREZ & BIRD BIRTHDAY BROADCAST ON WKCR Oh, we are blessed that recording devices existed in these ancient days when these two, Lester Young, a/k/a "Prez," and the Yardbird himself, Charlie Parker, played and, even better, played together. And we benefit greatly that WKCR is playing music so good,…

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"Europe today is a powder keg and the leaders are like men┬ásmoking in an arsenal. A single spark will set off an explosion that will consume us all. I cannot tell you when that explosion will occur, but I can tell you where. Some damned foolish thing in the Balkans will set it off." --…

ALWAYS A GHETTO SOMEWHERE

The cost of a habit is something never properly assessed. On the one hand, smoking undeniably produces some undesirable effects. On the other hand, so does fornication. And, for that matter, so does overeating, which nicotine affects to inhibit. Now, how many of us suffer a diabetes tobacco might have forestalled? Thus reasoning, tobacco found…