Monthly Archives: February 2012

The One About the Triple-Flutter Blast

I am not proud about this chapter in my life. However, the one saving grace about your shameful personal incidents, traits, or behaviors is that the noble, continental, erudite Benjamin Franklin more than likely shared the incident, trait, or behavior … Continue reading

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Living Alone (Part 4)

I do not think I could live without The New York Times. The Times is so fucking much better than most news outlets because they take journalism seriously. Sure, they are trying to make a buck, but I think they … Continue reading

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The One About the Time I Uttered a Racist Comment in Second Grade

“Look at that chocolate melting in the sun.” I uttered those words when I was eight years old. Looking back after more than 40 years, deconstructing that sentence has become an interesting exercise in East Coast, wine-sipping, Volvo-driving, self-loathing, liberal … Continue reading

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Required Viewing and Listening

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mcq9lHlpoqc

One of the few covers of a great song that is vastly superior to the original. I burned through a vinyl recording of this song in my yute.

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How I Will Remember Whitney

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3-hY-hlhBg

Still my favorite Whitney Houston video.

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The One Where I Occupied My High School Library

In olden days, high school libraries were run like Swiss banks, enveloped by seriousness of purpose, utterly lacking in distractions, dominated by rules to protect valuable contents. The librarians were like Swiss Guards, steel-eyed and born without the DNA to … Continue reading

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Your Wes Anderson Interlude

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNpVURAgG5g&feature=player_embedded

You’re welcome.

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