Monthly Archives: November 2011

Advertising Memories

Apropos of nothing, a sampling of pervasive local ads from when I was a kid. “Put this man to work. This man is a skilled siding installer who doesn’t work much during the off-season.” “Rosenberg’s, Rosenberg’s. 1825! Tulane.” “Seafood City, … Continue reading

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It’s Still Nnovvember!

I decided to do a SECOND Vic Viper this Nnovvember, and here it is. The body is actually an impressive (for me) piece of SNOT-work. (“SNOT” = “Studs not on top”, a building technique in which bricks are used in … Continue reading

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The Cool New Music Chronicles: It’s Enough That We Thought of It

IT’S ENOUGH THAT WE THOUGHT OF IT (1999, more or less)   I wouldn’t make my next mix CD (there were no more tapes) until 2001. However, at some point I went back and made three more that were intended … Continue reading

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This Delicious Week

Shared bookmarks for delicious user legomancer Cheney on Obama and Bin Laden – WSJ.com See, not everyone thinks Obama has failed. Dick Cheney’s a fan. Tagged as: [terror politics] Karl Rove Flips Out At Protesters: ‘Who Gave You The Right … Continue reading

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See, Liberals Don’t Feel Pain the Same Way Humans Do

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The Cool New Music Chronicles: Do Not Mock the Powers of Hell

DO NOT MOCK THE POWERS OF HELL (August 1997)   In the year between this tape and the previous, I had taken two night classes, one in Algebra and one in Trigonometry. And I really enjoyed them both. I tried … Continue reading

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I Have Another Book For You

From “Ganges 4” by Kevin Huizenga (2011), published by Fantagraphics

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This Delicious Week

Shared bookmarks for delicious user legomancer Annotated For the People: A Track By Track Look at the New R.E.M. Retrospective | Entertainment | TIME.com Seriously, all you need are the first six albums. Tagged as: [music list] Keith Olbermann Special … Continue reading

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