There are a host of one-hit wonders out there. Has there ever been a one-hit wonder that did one song so well that you would be willing to pay for a concert ticket to hear only one song? Would you drop a dub for one track?
A quick bit of African history.
Quick little ditty on the war from Bob Herbert.
But really, I would like if people felt better able to think about who these “public intellectuals” are. Really, how many people understand why Cornel West is famous? Why do you know Michael Eric Dyson’s name? What makes Skip Gates a big deal? No one is to be revered simply for being.