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75 hours in the exurbs of Atlanta… The Monkey Power Trio’s 22nd day/year as a band

This past weekend marked the 22nd 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 decided to […]

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Waiting for Bachmann’s insane response to the State of the Union

While we’re all online, waiting for Michele Bachmann’s bat-shit insane response to our President’s brilliant state-of-the-union address, here’s a little something to whet your appetite for crazy. This is self-proclaimed prophet Cindy Jacobs of Generals International explaining how the recent mass bird deaths we’ve seen around the world are the result of Don’t Ask Don’t […]

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On dead birds, big feet

I’d set out to write a really comprehensive piece about the thousands of dead birds and other animals that have been dying in heavy concentrations these past few days, but I can’t seem to do it. Maybe, deep down inside, I’m scared. Maybe I’m afraid that I’ll come to the conclusion that our planet has […]

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Ded Bird found in Ypsilanti

I found a dead bird in the yard today. Clementine had friends over, and, before I let them take their shoes off and run around like lunatics, I made a quick sweep of the yard for dog shit. And that’s when I noticed the dead bird in front of the compost pile. I bent down […]

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