🎸Happy Friday! Thank you to my Axios colleague, Shane Savitsky, who edits AM each morning and took the wheel solo today.
- That let me enjoy country singer-songwriter Chris Stapleton last night in a gravel-floored outdoor pavilion in Bangor, Maine — a night of "Tennessee Whiskey" and Tennessee whiskey.
Today's Smart Brevity count: 797 words ... < 5 minutes.
- Does your trivia night teammate get AM? Invite 'em to sign up!