Category Archives: General Musings

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Words of a Feather

Overheard on the way to work this morning: Guy on cell phone: “No, no. No. That thought never crossed my mind. … That skirt you were wearing, though, that crossed my mind.” Our Featured Link to Extreme Pumpkins loses its … Continue reading

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Six Degrees in Search of an Author

Last night two new actors joined us in rehearsals for “The Good Faith.” It’s hard to walk in cold to a show, especially a musical, but they fit in pretty easily, which made me feel good about the rest of … Continue reading

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Bloodshot On The Tracks

‘Tis CMJ still, and Ludlow Street was a zoo last night. Not that it isn’t a zoo on other week-ends, mind you, but there was a “deer in the headlights” look on many of the faces above those CMJ badges. … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Partway

A couple of days ago, I wrote about seeing a show by my painter friend Wayne Kral down in a gallery on 1st Street. At the time, I didn’t have the nod to run any images here for blog consumption. … Continue reading

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R.I.P.

Elliott Smith died yesterday, apparently by his own hand. He was 34 years old.

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Twist and Kral

Speaking of art: Friday afternoon, as the day Tut-Tutted and Looked Like Rain, I made it down to the La Mama Galleria for “In the Midst of the Firing Range,” the latest showing by my painter friend Wayne Kral. Wayne … Continue reading

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No Milk Today?

Mothers Against Genetic Engineering (MAdGE) are mounting a campaign against genetically engineered food and organisms in New Zealand. This is their billboard. About which may I simply say “Yikes.” “New Zealanders are allowing a handful of corporate scientists and ill-informed … Continue reading

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American Vendor

In the course of editing yesterday’s post, I ran across the blog site of Harvey Pekar and family – Harvey, Joyce Brabner, and occasionally young Danielle post about public speaking, car repairs, accidentally eating before CAT scans, and getting Harvey … Continue reading

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