At the end of a long day that more often than not involves wrestling with the demons of ignorance and the gremlins of stupidity, your mind is funky with an aftertaste of liberalism so fetid it would gag a barn fly and the last thing you want to ingest is another steaming pile of asshattery. What you need is a palate cleanser of sorts – and what better way to freshen the intellect, the heart and the spirit than with a generous scoop of Sorbet for the Mind.
Throughout his life, Kamakawiwoʻole was obese and at one point carried 757 pounds on his 6-foot-2-inch frame. He endured several hospitalizations because of problems caused by his weight, and beset with respiratory and other medical problems, died in Queen’s Medical Center at 12:18 a.m. on June 26, 1997.
The world has been that much more drab ever since.