They ♥ Huey Lewis (Well, somebody has to…)

When you read a sentence like “Lots of retarded–ahem, mentally challenged–people love Huey Lewis and the News,” it’s hard not to crack jokes. Does anyone else but retarded people like that guy’s music? But when you read a detailed account of how roughly 10% of the people at any given Huey Lewis concert have developmental difficulties, it’s a little sobering and surprising, like hearing that Morrissey has a huge Latino fan base. Katy St. Clair explains it all here.

About Walter Biggins

Walter Biggins is a writer based in Athens, GA. His work has been published in, Bookslut, The Comics Journal, Salon, The Baseball Chronicle, Jackson Free Press, and Valley Voices: A Literary Review. Follow him on Twitter (@walter_biggins), and check out his bimonthly newsletter (
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