Before we open the shebeen for our seventh week of self-quarantine, here’s a little something to brighten your morning: the great Brendan Gleeson and his son, Fergus, setting to music the fine words of Jem Casey, the Poet of the Pick, as first transcribed in the novel, At Swim-Two-Birds, by Flann O’Brien, and adapting the words. And I think we’ll all agree that the poem has one quality to it.


Read the rest of Charlie Pierce’s piece at Esquire.