When Taco's "Puttin' on the Ritz" was a hit in '82, Casey described the singer as "named after a Mexican sandwich" and blew my 7-yr-old mind
The reason everybody's scared there's going to be riots is that, deep down, they know it's justified. People should be just that angry.
Every dance club in the world needs to observe a minute of silence, tonight or tomorrow. No joke.
Pop music is a big tent that everybody can join in and be proudly themselves. Casey Kasem taught me a lot more than mere pop-music facts.