Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Ten Best Wilco Songs

I was all hopped up to do a list of the ten best Wilco songs in honor of us seeing two shows in four days*, but the lovely and talented twinkly has beaten me to the punch with a fine … Continue reading

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Things More Embarrassing Than a Bird Shitting on Your Head

This piece by Natalie Bell in The Hairpin starts out light and then quickly turns into a freight train. Great, great writing. More of her writing here.

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135 Shots That Will Restore Your Faith in Cinema

I haven’t actually lost my faith in cinema, but if I had I’m sure this compilation would have restored it. A few odd choices but for the most part stellar. Update: Here is a list of all the films or … Continue reading

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A Million Random Little Digits

People sometimes ask me what I’m reading. Sometimes they don’t ask and I tell them anyway. Especially if we’re on a long bus ride together. If you’re looking for some summer reading, here is a book that is as gripping … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Deduction

Sherlock parody from Dawson Bros. Funtime on the BBC.

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“I immediately expressed to the bear my dissatisfaction with finding him in my house . . .”

Hearty New Englanders indeed. Lou Niles of Whitefield, New Hampshire awoke at 3 AM to find a black bear rummaging through his kitchen garbage. His response: “I immediately expressed to the bear my dissatisfaction with finding him in my house … Continue reading

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Things I Love about Provincetown: the CD shop

Catalog of the CD shop on Commercial Street in Provincetown: Madonna section: 33 titles Donna Summer section: 22 titles Whitney Houston section: 14 titles Wilco section: 0 titles* * Not even a section divider. I am fairly certain that I’m … Continue reading

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