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Monthly Archives: April 2014

The great John Wayne. (On a warm day in Orange County!)

30-Apr-14

Reactions to Beatles vs. Stones by John McMillian

28-Apr-14

Beatles vs. Stones by John McMillian My rating: 5 of 5 stars Meticulously researched, precisely reported, not overlong. McMillian does a great job of identifying the areas of overlap – lots of cooperation and competition and both – between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, without reducing the dynamic to binary extremes. He strips away […]

The Mop Bucket Totem Pole at the Museum of Clean. Pocatello, ID.

26-Apr-14

The New Yorker: “I’ve only been gluten-free for a week, but I’m already really annoying.”

25-Apr-14

Reactions to A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh

24-Apr-14

A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh My rating: 5 of 5 stars Savagely, deliciously witty. A paragon of style, A Handful of Dust masterfully maintains a beautiful tension between lightheartedness and bleakness, distance and outrage. Seinfeld has nothing on Waugh when it comes to vacuous characters leading nastily empty lives. View all my book […]

First time at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium. Santana. Could be worse.

24-Apr-14