Magazine October 4, 2010, Issue

‘Blood Was Every Color’

Ron Perlman as Clay Morrow in Sons of Anarchy (FX Networks)
Tribal morality, Tuesdays at 10 p.m.

In an early episode of Sons of Anarchy, a television series on FX entering its third season this month, Jackson “Jax” Teller reads a passage from his dead father’s unpublished memoir. It’s narrated in his father’s voice: “First time I read Emma Goldman wasn’t in a book. I was sixteen, hiking near the Nevada border. The quote was painted on a wall in red. When I saw those words it was like someone ripped them from the inside of my head.”

The son finds the passage on a wall under a dilapidated bridge in the California desert. It reads: “Anarchism .

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