Tag Archives: Athens GA: Inside/Out

R.E.M. and the legacy of that perfect circle of acquaintances and friends

I wasn’t going to post anything here about the recent news that R.E.M. was breaking up, until, at the gym this morning, I heard two network morning show talking heads going back and forth about how they’d only started appreciating the band in recent years. I suppose they could have meant that they were really […]

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It occurred to me that I’ve never shared the Bar-B-Q Killers with you

I know I’ve written about it here a number of times in the past, but one of the films that influenced me the most as a young man was a little documentary by the name of Athens, GA: Inside/Out. I distinctly remember going and seeing it, by myself, three consecutive afternoons, at a little art […]

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The Refuse Stealing Kukana Kuba Band

As I’ve mentioned here before, my friend Pete has been in the African country of Malawi these past several weeks, conducting scientific research in support of his PhD thesis. Fortunately for those of us who care about Pete, he’s been blogging about his adventures, and I’ve found his posts absolutely fascinating, as they delve into […]

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“so, you’re number two” –the prisoner

I wanted to be relatively quick with my follow-up to the first post, if for no other reason than to prove to myself that I could. I still haven’t told anyone outside of this house that I was setting out to keep a weblog, so there certainly aren’t any friends or readers out there bugging […]

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