Daily Archives: November 2, 2018

The Bridge – Sonny Rollins (1962)

“Between 1953 and 1959, the jazz saxophonist Sonny Rollins released twenty-one full-length albums. This  kind of prolificacy seems absurd now, during an era in which new musical  material is meted out on a preordained, market-friendly schedule—a few  weeks of recording, … Continue reading

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Revolutionary monument to CIA’s fall in Laos

Air America helicopters land on top of Phou Pha Thi mountain during the US’ ‘secret war’ in Laos. “Half a century after North Vietnamese sappers scaled sheer 200-meter cliffs in the dead of night to overrun a strategic US Air … Continue reading

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