‘Hey Muse!’ is The Suburbs all grown up

The lyrics may sometimes offer a little more depth and wisdom than they did in 1980, and the music has certainly evolved with time, but the grooves are all still there. The melodies are still as creative and still catchy as hell.

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Justice for Philando

White folks get to be angry. We get to be shocked. We get to feel these emotions because we are served and supported by the justice system more often than not, and those of us with a conscience expect it to work the same for everyone else. But it just does not work that way.

The Tip Your Bartender Manifesto

You really do need to tip your bartender (and your server too, for that matter). I tell you this for your own good. Yes, Minnesota requires that restaurant employers pay their employees at least minimum wage, but nobody working behind a bar or serving you cocktails thinks the work they do is worth $8 an hour.