Questions tagged [james-parker]

Questions about the works of James Parker, staff writer for the American monthly magazine 'The Atlantic' and author of 'Turned On: A Biography of Henry Rollins' (1998).

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What does "beak first" mean in "An Ode to America"?

From "An Ode to America" (The Atlantic's Jan/Feb 2022 issue): “Pretty good nose you got there! You do much fighting with that nose?” New Orleans, 1989. I’m standing on a balcony south of ...