Nina Simone’s Gum and the Shimmering Strangeness of How Art Casts Its Transcendent Spell on Us

“Time is a dictator, as we know it,” Nina Simone (February 21, 1933–April 21, 2003) observed in her soulful 1969 meditation on time. “Where does it go? What does it do? Most of all, is it alive?”

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