Guitarist Mark “Bobo” Bowen channeling big Zoot Horn Rollo energy.
The unbelievably sweet nerdiness of the NPR staffers they drag onto the “stage” with them.
The best vegetable metaphor, from Captain Beefheart’s “10 Commandments of Guitar Playing”: “Keep that hat on. A hat is a pressure cooker. If you have a roof on your house, the hot air can’t escape. Even a lima bean has to have a piece of wet paper around it to make it grow.”
Watching the Democratic debate with Zaid and thinking about how debates — or national elections in general — seem to filter out the personality traits I want most in a leader: humility and patience.