Jun 092011

The Rolling Stones’ “Gimme Shelter” may have lent its name to a documentary about the infamous Altamont killing, but at its heart it’s a plea for peace. A loud, aggressive, sexual, in-your-face plea. Rape and murder may be a shot away, but the song resolves on the opposite note: Love is a kiss away. The world teeters on the brink of chaos, but basic human decency has the power to redeem us all. Continue reading »