The Artistry of Jimmy Buffett

The reporting on his death will focus almost entirely on margaritas and cheeseburgers and Hawaiian shirts. He made a lot of fans and a whole lot of money marketing that stuff. But to me that’s all BS. I’ve always maintained that if you look deeper than all the schtick, to some of his lesser known […]

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The Legend of the Indian Stream Republic

Granite Staters love freedom. After all, New Hampshire’s state motto is “Live Free or Die.”  But, back in the 1800s, the people of what is now the town of Pittsburg in far northern New Hampshire took freedom to a whole other level, actually creating their own independent nation – the Indian Stream Republic. This independent […]

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