The new warrior cop is out of control

“Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: Longread

When Culosi, barefoot and clad in a T-shirt and jeans, stepped out of his house to meet the man he thought was a friend, the SWAT team began to move in. Seconds later, Det. Deval Bullock, who had been on duty since 4:00 AM and hadn’t slept in seventeen hours, fired a bullet that pierced Culosi’s heart.

Sal Culosi’s last words were to Baucum, the cop he thought was a friend: “Dude, what are you doing?”

Read the full article at Salon.


Photo credit: Public Affairs Books/Jenna Pope, via Salon.

Lou Reed on Yeezus

There are moments of supreme beauty and greatness on this record, and then some of it is the same old shit. But the guy really, really, really is talented. He’s really trying to raise the bar. No one’s near doing what he’s doing, it’s not even on the same planet.

Yeezus is a critically divisive album. It’s absolutely worth reading Lou’s full review on Talkhouse.