James Salter: “I believe there’s a right way to live and to die. The people who can do that are interesting to me.” "He was the envoy of a breed one had forgotten, generous, unafraid, with a saintly smile and the vascular system of a marathon runner."
The Stones went sci-fi with “2000 Light Years From Home”
Hear This: The Stones went sci-fi with “2000 Light Years From Home” In Hear This , The A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well. This week: Some of our favorite songs with “year” in the title. The Rolling Stones, “2000 Light Years From Home” (1967) “2000 Light Years From Home,” one of the highlights of The Rolling Stones’ brief psychedelic phase, is a trip through the far reaches of what we’ll call inner outer space—the classic science-fi..