Ed Rampell: ow interesting that this limited, perhaps stereotypical look at Dixie opened the weekend of the antifascist fight in Virginia triggered by plans to remove a statue of the treasonous Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
Lance Simmens: The passing of Savannah resident Gregg Allman will affect me deeply. It is the passing of an era, an era that touched 46 years of my life.
In today’s ‘Age of Anxiety’, two couples tell two more-or-less modern love stories: They fall in love, fall apart, and fail to connect in this thoroughly millennial exploration of defense mechanisms.
Mark Will: When I wrote “Let Me Do It,” marriage equality wasn’t even an issue in Taiwan, so, as was the case with “Three Little Jailbirds,” the image used in the promotional video is not directly related to the song.
Mark Will: As a student of Dostoevsky, I’ve always been concerned with matters of crime and punishment, and I thought the stories I had heard about people incarcerated in Taiwan would make an interesting song.