David Vest

DAVID VEST writes the Rebel Angel column for CounterPunch. He and his band, The Willing Victims, have just released a scorching new CD, Serve Me Right to Shuffle. His essay on Tammy Wynette is featured in CounterPunch’s new collection on art, music and sex, Serpents in the Garden.

On the Lam from Uncle Sam

Have You Been Centerized?

Back Off or I’ll Snap

Dylan in Eugene

Too True North

Rebel Angel, A Memoir. Chapter Three


A Blind Mule and a Box of Medals

I’ll Never Get Out of This Band Alive

Imagine Bush as Commissioner of Baseball

Darryl Kile’s Great Day

US Surrender in War on Terrorism

Stand Up and Clap! Have You Been Serviced?

From Ground Zero to the Bronx

Politics and Wordplay at the Vatican

Code Bleu, The French Election

A Good Old-Fashioned Incursion

Political Color Schemes

From Birmingham to Nashville, The Making of Tammy Wynette

Sting of Stings?

Remembering Tammy Wynette

Hail to the Chaff

The Politics of Packaging

Billy Graham, Nixon and the Jews

Grammy of Constant Sorrow

Skate Date

Texas A & M Cloning

The Enron Creature

Everyone Says I Loathe You

10 Things We Know About Bush

If They Could Only Hear Themselves

Open Bag. Eat Pretzels

The Super-Burqa and the Big Tent

2001, A Year for Ovid

Hampshire College Condemns War

The Great Unificator

The Home Front

Welcome to Web Hell

Send in the Cons

The Rout That Wasn’t

Osama Uncensored!

Dylan and 9/11

Bring Me the Head of Nostradamus

Falwell Regrets, Robertson Ducks

Homegrown Taliban

Condit Ka-Chung