Tag: Frank Rizzo
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It took a couple centuries, but Whitetown, USA has been successfully integrated, meaning that the blighted streets of Philly’s notoriously low-rent, white-trash Kensington neighborhood are now a place where everyone, regardless of race, can share needles and drop dead together like a righteous coalition of rainbow-colored flies.
Fifty years ago, Kensington was a rough-and-tumble but nearly all-white neighborhood about five miles northeast of Center City. It’s now a multicultural open grave. (more…)
Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 512
Jim Goad on Answer Me!
Last weekend, Greg Johnson welcomed Jim Goad back to Counter-Currents Radio to talk about Jim’s newly-reissued zine Answer Me!, the zine culture of the 1990s, Jim’s karaoke fundraiser for Counter-Currents, and listener questions, and it is now available for download and online listening. (more…)
When I was younger — and what a great, sweet, innocent, unrealistically wonderful time it was — nostalgia was often seen as a crutch for people who can’t enjoy the modern world. But since there’s nothing to enjoy about the modern world, nostalgia now seems like the wiser option.
I was born, weaned, whelped, and reared — though not necessarily in that order — in the greater Philadelphia area, and I will never apologize for this, despite the fact that it would be the prudent thing to do. (more…)