Walking used to be something you did once you traveled somewhere. Now, it opens up the world outside my front door.
Malcolm Jones writes about books, music, and photography for The Daily Beast where he has written about subjects ranging from A. Lincoln to R. Crumb. He is the author of a memoir, Little Boy Blues, and collaborated with the songwriter and composer Van Dyke Parks and the illustrator Barry Moser on Jump!, a retelling of Brer Rabbit stories.
Light years ahead of the rest of us, Richard Charles Penniman erased the boundaries between the sexes and blurred the lines between religious ecstasy and rock and roll.
Most travel writers gloss over their misfortune while traveling, but the best parts of Fenton’s iconic book are often when he tells us how things went wrong.
The music on The Band’s second album has always been great, and now thanks to a remix tune-up, it sounds even better.
The Arkansas author wrote five comic novels that are like nothing else in American literature, and they will last as long as people read books.
The sprawling Barnsley Resort in Georgia has an exceptional culinary reputation—and one hell of a family history.
Were you to walk by the hotel, you’d be forgiven for not recognizing that it only opened earlier this year.
A thoughtful new biography by CNN reporter Kate Bennett peers inside the First Lady’s intensely private existence.
His great new memoir recalls his days as songwriter, arranger, and keyboard player with Booker T. and the MGs, soul music’s beating heart. And how Bach snuck into Stax Studios.