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75 hours in Baltimore…. celebrating the Monkey Power Trio’s 23rd day as a band

The weekend of October 21st marked the 23rd meeting of my one-day-a-year pseudo-band, the Monkey Power Trio. For those of you who might not be familiar with our origin story, it all began back in 1995 with a promise between old friends one hot, summer afternoon in Brooklyn. On the spur of the moment, we’d […]

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Shadow Art Fair 2013

As usual, Emi Slade killed it at this year’s Shadow Art Fair. She calls this one Captain Beefheart. I don’t know how well he did sales-wise, but it looked like our friend Marty “the lighthearted sadist” Flint was having fun introducing young and old alike to the world of bondage. Bearded local librarian Ben Miller […]

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Daniel Johnston in Ann Arbor

One of my favorite artists, Daniel Johnston, is going to be playing at Ann Arbor’s Blind Pig on Sunday, August 16. If you’ve never had the pleasure of seeing him perform, I’d highly recommend it. Here, by way of introduction, is a video of him performing the song Living Life not too long ago in […]

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Ok, so here’s my obligatory post on the hipster grifter

Every once in a while, something wonderful happens that brings us together as a nation. A hot, blonde teacher beds a burnout eighth-grader in front of his buddies. A bug-eyed bride-to-be lies about being abducted in order to escape her impending wedding to some poor schlub. Or, a certifiably insane narcissist convinces a shady fertility […]

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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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