Fed up with being viewed as "the voice of a generation," Bob Dylan once derided "finger-pointing songs" -- and yet, sometimes, those protest songs result in the most enduring, life-changing art.
As a humorist, storyteller, songwriter, satirist and all-around troublemaker, Kinky Friedman is a true American original.
Kinky Friedman has said that "only Jews and cowboys can wear their hats indoors. Try to be one or the other." And Kinky should know.
You've heard of the guilty pleasure, one of the silliest concepts ever. Here's one that's even sillier: the intellectual pleasure.