Maybe it’s some kind of self-preservation thing, but every time I’ve tried to read the news this evening, I’ve found myself magically transported to the world of James Brown. I’m not even sure how it happens. One minute, I’m reading about how the White House is blaming the Obama administration for today’s deadly gas attack in Syria, and the next I’m watching James Brown collapsing in a pool of sweat on Italian television in the late ’60s… For those of you who aren’t familiar with Brown, who billed himself as the Godfather of Soul, he’s kind of like a black Wayne Cochran.
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The world is burning, and I can’t stop watching James Brown videos
By Mark | April 4, 2017