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Art, Food, Sex and Trauma: Mark Maynard shoots the shit with the most important artists to live within a five minute walk from him… Episode 5: Jim Cherewick

Local song and dance man Jim Cherewick, when he’s not singing and dancing his way into the enlarged, slowly-beating hearts of Americans everywhere, can generally be found hunched over napkins and the like, feverishly scratching away, making what he refers to as “art.” Well, I caught up with Jim on one such occasion and forced […]

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The History of Wiard’s: From Plows and Cider to Soda and Scare-tainment… an American story

As a rule, I try not to talk about local businesses unless I have something good to say about them, which is why, over the 12 years or so that I’ve been posting here, I’ve never mentioned the “agri-entertainment complex” that is Wiard’s. Call me old fashioned, but I like my cider mills without paintball, […]

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Shadow Art Fair live blog

2:51 AM: Was just chased from a drag show by a screaming woman wielding a cupcake. Not sure what else to say. Seems like a pretty appropriate end to the day, though… Oh, we ended up locating Donald’s laptop, which we’d thought had been stolen. Now we just have to find Patrick Elkins… Thanks again […]

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Laying in bed, hoping it’s not the West Nile virus

Linette and Clementine are at a kegger tonight at our friend Ruth’s dad’s house, and I’m home alone, sick. If you can believe it, I’m even shakier and sweatier than usual. I guess I’ve got a bug of some kind. Every time I stand up, I get a head rush, but, so far, I haven’t […]

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