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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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Our weekend in Chicago (and the end of the Earth) in two pictures

Not realizing that this was the weekend of the Chicago Marathon, Linette and I decided to pack up the family and head to the Windy City for the weekend. The top photo was taken inside the Evolving Planet exhibition at the Field Museum. The second photo is of a vehicle promoting a new menu item […]

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The Stooges for Chrysler: “a blue collar attitude in a white collar world”

I like that the Stooges are making some money, I guess, but I don’t know how I feel about their song No Fun being co-opted by the man to sell luxury cars. Here’s how Chrysler positions the ad on YouTube: John Varvatos’s blue-collar spirit pushes him late into the night, with Detroit-based rock music serving […]

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This question occurred to me…

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