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Remembering Jim Porter’s Good Time Emporium, the Best Worst Bar in Louisville

Not an actual photo of Jim Porter's Good Time Emporium, but captures the vibe

I look over the singer's shoulder at his lyric sheet. He doesn't drink, so the ring at the bottom of the page must be the sweat from a watered-down glass of Diet Coke. I do drink, and so I confront him. “’In the weight of the moss bone eater?’ What the fuck is that?”




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Dan Canon

Dan Canon

Civil rights lawyer, law professor, and high school dropout. Writes about the Midwest, class struggle, and the untold horrors of the justice system.

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