Author Archives: Linus

About Linus

The man behind the curtain. But couldn't we get a nicer curtain?

Dancing Chicken, Sleepy Beef

Apparently it was bad evil and wrong to love the dancing chicken in the old glory days of Chinatown Fair. Who knew? Next they’ll tell me it was wrong to want Jane Fonda to ditch the rest of her plastics … Continue reading

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Ecce Spam

Spam: I do not like it in a box, I do not like it with an ox. I do not like it in the air, I do not like it anywhere. Not even when it comes from Knits G. Bacchanal … Continue reading

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Smile and Say “Cheesecake”

Today, I precede myself. Today the regular Pepper physique of lean muscle and trim sinew has gone all soft and bulgy, and forsooth: I am a lipid. I squish to conquer. Today, call me Rumblebelly (apologies to R.A. Salvatore). Today, … Continue reading

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My Girl Bill

What’s a guy to do? Spring opens here on the same day as Quentin Tarantino’s legendary new sushi-dicer, Kill Bill: Vol. 2. I mean, we’ve got 61 entire degrees over here, each one stacked up on top of the others … Continue reading

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Joe the Linus

It’s Monday again, time to slither down the greasy pipe (as they say). All this past week I’ve been about to write, just after I slam this last damping coil into place, defusing the ticking bomb at the last moment, … Continue reading

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Thump and Grind

Judging by my stuttered performance on the way to the office this morning, today must be Whack-Into-People Day. Either I woke up with my good sense drained out – likely enough – or everyone else, exhausted by a crisp cold … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek

The spine and the occasional limb of our photo gallery project have been mounted for yr. viewing pleasure – you’ll find the pictorials of our first couple of nights out at play in the musical fields of Austin, and if … Continue reading

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See, Memory

We’re about waist deep in electrons over here, as we wallow through 600 photographs from our jaunt at the South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin a few weeks back. The first of the picture galleries will be up today … Continue reading

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Personality Types

The Optimist: “My glass is half-full.” The Pessimist: “My glass is half-empty.” The New Yorker: “What the hell is this? Did I order this? I don’t think so.” Linus: “My glass is … hey, look at her glass, with the … Continue reading

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April a Pilgrim?

Because it brings Mayflowers. Haw haw haw. (Smacking sounds are heard)

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