Lloyd Price Tells the Story of "Sumdumhonky"

In the year of #blacklivesmatter, Lloyd Price’s new book Sumdumhonky is a useful addition the body of black thought. Price, the singer who had hits with “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” “Personality” and “Stagger Lee,” is short on insights of his own, but he documents a way of thinking that started when he was a kid growing up in Kenner.

W. Kamau Bell Brings the Family

When I last spoke to comedian W. Kamau Bell, he was on vacation with his family in Hawaii, recharging his batteries. He was about to embark on the “Totally Biased” tour, which featured him as well as other Hari Kondobulu, Guy Branam, and other comedians that wrote for Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, his show on FX. This time, he’s home in Berkeley, California with his wife and two daughters.