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So I’ve given up all hope

of saying anything really important anymore on this blog.  If I think too much about it — whether “it” is writing, thoughts about a book, movie, etc., or people (you know who you are) — then I write nothing. Instead, … Continue reading

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On Anniversaries and Their Anniversaries

June 1, 2006 That’s my first post, don’t wear it out.  If you want to read it, such as it is, click here. I’m not sure why I started this blog.  And, in deference to accuracy in historical representations, I … Continue reading

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On Coming of Age

I didn’t have sex until I was twenty-six. Most people think of sex as a coming-of-age event, that moment when you become a man (or a woman, though not in my case). When I tell people that I didn’t have … Continue reading

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On the Origin of Bad Movie Love

And though you might think this will be a treatise on the origin of the author’s fondness for terrible movies, that installment was last week, and you should travel back in time to find it. For this post we’ll be … Continue reading

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On Being Nineteen

It was a very good year.  It must’ve been, because, frankly, I don’t remember it at all. Did I mention that for “Oedipus and the Sphinx” I was playing nineteen? [Nineteen what? –ed.] I was playing a nineteen-year-old, and though … Continue reading

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Why do we always come here? I guess we’ll never know.

I’m a sucker for music, just as I’m a whore for beauty. The Connells always make me feel better, and I love their songs (most of them), even though I find them difficult to recommend to other people. When I … Continue reading

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So cold your snot freezes

But luckily that hasn’t happened to me yet. I have it on good authority that today was -8 Cº which, to tell the truth, didn’t immediately feel different from your regular “freezing temperatures”, which made me wonder why I was … Continue reading

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No clever title, darkness comes

I’ve started taking notes on what to write about so that not everything is forgotten by the time I sit down to the keyboard. My mind is still most lively at night while refrigerating in bed. The heaters are turned … Continue reading

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Dlaczego

If all you are is words, what are you without them? I’m trapped in a cold snow globe (not yet frozen, the snow still moves). There’s a kind guy here at the Tequila Bar whose lent me his USB wireless … Continue reading

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