Want a Respite From Listening to Politics? Oprah, Disco, and Audio Fiction Can Help.

If we favourite ball and hated disco, a Jul 12, 1979 diversion during Comiskey Park was a win-win: Bring a disco record, get a sheet for a double-header White Sox-Tigers diversion for 98 cents, and watch as a annals got burned. But median through, a diversion incited into a riot: 50,000 people stormed a margin and started a bonfire, yelling, “Disco sucks!” Many see a criticism opposite disco as thinly veiling a demonstration of racist, homophobic stone fans, spurred by a vengeful DJ in a World War II Jeep. But a night didn’t kill disco entirely: Stick around for a third act, as one of a ushers during that game, Vince Lawrence, recounts his trail from Comiskey Park to formulating “On and On,” a seminal house-music song.

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