Think about the worst possible roommates you’ve ever had, the ones who rummaged through your stuff, who swiped your snacks from the fridge and otherwise made it miserable to spend time at home. Poonam Sandhu can top even your worst sophomore-year horror stories. The 33-year-old from Watsonville, Calif. had hopedContinue Reading

After the protests turned into riots in Ferguson, Mo., last summer, it became abundantly clear that the surplus of military vehicles and weaponry from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan had found their way onto the streets of middle America. Americans watched in awe as Ferguson police responded to protestsContinue Reading

“Crystal Blue Persuasion” is a 1969 song originally recorded by Tommy James and the Shondells and composed by Eddie Gray, Tommy James and Mike Vale. A gentle-tempoed groove, “Crystal Blue Persuasion” was built around a prominent organ part with an understated arrangement, more akin to The Rascals‘ sound at theContinue Reading