Liberal Politics & Rock ‘n’ Roll

Agitation and Comfort for Learned Old Hipsters


By Dolya Goutman

By Dolya Goutman

Core Elements: 

  • Liberal political commentary,
  • Media commentary, 
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll,
  • Lifestyle reminiscence on cultural milestones from “back in the day,”
  • Tales of the opioid  crisis and the “war on drugs.”

About the Editor:

Journalism was supposed to be Andrew Goutman’s life’s work, but then he got a little sidetracked. With political activism providing the background music, Andy’s varied career paths in teaching and the law have come full-circle with the creation of this blog of  commentary on politics, the media and popular culture. Andrew Goutman has come back to pursue his life’s calling…an all-consuming passion that has to be settled up. Andy Goutman lives in South Philadelphia. He can be reached at goutandy@hotmail.com. You can also use the contact form in the space below.

Andrew Goutman

Calling all writers, journalists and freelancers:

Write for Enter, Stage Left!

This website is now accepting articles from its readers. Content should be similar to what you read on these pages. If you have an interesting take on liberal politics, rock ‘n’ roll or any of the core elements listed above, we would like to take a look at it.

Articles are typically 500-1,000 words in length. The editor reserves the right to edit lengthy pieces to mutual satisfaction.

Payment is negotiable. Contact:

Andrew Goutman


You will find a new tab among the menu items along the upper header titled, “Drugs.” It contains previous content about “the war on drugs” and signifies our renewed commitment to explore remedies to the opioid crisis.

The Democratic National Convention was held in our hometown of Philadelphia in the summer of 2016. Please click the tab, “Dem Convention,” for an “up close and personal” view.

Thank you!

To subscribers and curious readers, thank you for your support for this labor of love. Your feedback is most welcome in the space provided below.

Please email editor Andy Goutman at goutandy@hotmail.com to secure permission and guidelines to reprint content from this website.

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