Whatever privilege any of us had in the past is no more. There is only the very thinnest of veneers of privilege left -- straight, white, Christian, exclusionary. Anyone else is other, is them.
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Here's a special birthday playlist for Little Van to help him into his father's sublime music and some of the enduring influences who help make Van the Man in the first place.
Because we share so much history together, I am hereby announcing that I have decided not to protest Johnny's outrageous victory over me in this year's list of the Sexiest Men Alive.
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