Look What You Made Me Do

Eugene S. Robinson
From the frontlines to the backline: All Eugene S. Robinson, All the time
Created 15 Jan 2021
  • OZY: The World in Our Hands Then...Two Trunkless Legs in the Sand
    10 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 18 2
    White boards. Dark times. There was something super heady about the last days of the Clinton administration. Post-Lewinsky, pre-9/11, with the comfortable assumption that we’d be looking at a Gore adm...
  • OZY Rules: The House Negro Gets It in the End
    04 Oct 2021 • 10 min read • 73 50
    The author and OZY CEO Carlos Watson. Before the laughter stopped. “And in regards to your little music thing…” It was both a dressing down, very possibly Dressing Down #37, and a pep talk. Or it was ...
  • What's for Lydia Lunch?
    26 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 10 8
    Watching the world go by. Photo by Richard Kern Lydia Lunch’s Retrovirus, Oxbow, and Victims Family are playing at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco on November 27. A limited number of ti...
  • A Whiter Shade of Murder
    19 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 11 0
    After returning home for my shine box. You couldn’t miss him. He looked like David Prowse in his prime. Prowse? Here’s a reminder…he was the crippled writer’s manservant in the Kubrick film A Clockwor...
  • 9/12: And the Day Dims Again
    12 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 8 1
    It’s a head trip. You can take the boy out of the city but taking the city out of the boy? Harder than it sounds. Especially when the boy in question hails from New York. Because it’s not really even ...
  • The Sorrows of Young Joe Rogan
    05 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 14 6
    Photo by Salvatore Russo There’s a rare and comfortable space and place that if you’re very lucky, you might find yourself in. It’s where and when your level of concern regarding how other people do t...
  • When Your Father Is Your Pimp
    29 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 11 0
    Lisa Carver. Without a doubt. I sort of bought the whole Ian MacKaye thing. For at least a little bit. Having been predisposed to it as a result of all of the competitive bodybuilding I did, I was per...
  • When a Body Meets a Body That Set a Rapist Free
    23 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 7 1
    This guy. In college. When everyone was so…helpful. Photo by Nicole Rosenberg He’s looking at you, but not at you at the same time. It’s more like he’s looking at the SIGN of you versus you. Asian cat...
  • Completing Some Trans Action
    15 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 9 0
    Syren, as far we know, is a non-Trans woman. “The key to good dental health,” said the back of a t-shirt with a Raiders logo on the front, “is minding your own business.” The likelihood that the fella...
  • Did You Nazi That?
    09 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 8 2
    Photo by Jamie Kahn We were at some kind of fair thing. Not quite a carnival, but not an amusement park either. Small, dusty, open fields and tents. Two of my kids, younger then, were with me. Which i...
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