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This weekend I went out to see some actual jazz in an actual basement. How atmospheric! Granted, traditional jazz basements are full of smoke, which current laws forbid, but the ceilings and the lights were low, the seating was eclectic … Continue reading
Do you ever read something, make a careful note, and then not remember where you read it? When this happens under academic circumstances, where a point or detail is useless without a citation, this can be a disaster. For the … Continue reading
Just a note to any music lovers who are curious to know what tunes were like when they came in a big flat black circular format, it’s Album Sides Thursday at WDRV (the Drive) in Chicago. They are playing music … Continue reading
Girls are awesome. And so are old snapshot photographs, so when this one came along I had to add it to my Tumblr. The only thing that would be better would be finding the real thing at a garage sale … Continue reading
Of course I follow other people’s blogs. One of my favorites is Wolfie’s photo blog, and today’s post has strange and delightful echoes of one of my favorite songs, which came up not once, but twice on my iPod during … Continue reading
Today’s top ten things, in no particular order: Cardigan Welsh corgis Welcome to Night Vale the ultra smooth nibs of well worn fountain pens Pentax cameras the “selection” tool Gogol Bordello The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Ben and … Continue reading
This is my new favorite thing in the whole world. If you have any interest in the world as it really is, right this second, then I think you will like it too. I’m no great fan of Google and … Continue reading
Any day in January when you can go for a brisk 2 1/2 mile walk at 4:30 in the afternoon wearing sandals is a good day. For the record, the last day I wore sandals was December 3rd of last … Continue reading
This is my studio radio:I like a radio with an analog tuning knob, since I live a long way from the stations I like best and I have to be able to finesse the tuning as atmospheric conditions change. That … Continue reading
Since minicomics live! has become a middle distance race instead of a sprint, the regular weekly posts will go on as usual. For new visitors, that means that it’s still Thursday, and that means it’s time for the best of … Continue reading