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The Oral History of the Monkey Power Trio… “1996: The Sound of No Hands Clapping”

For the past several years, I’ve been posting my detailed notes here about the annual meetings of my incredibly magical one-day-a-year band, the Monkey Power Trio. I’m not sure why I started to do this, but it’s become yet another thing for me to obsess about. I invariably find myself sitting alone in an airport […]

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I wonder if they mean “cleaner” in the sense that Winston Wolf’s a cleaner, or if they just mean someone with a jizz rag

Regardless, I think I’m going to call, as I’ve been looking for an excuse to engage with Deja Vu management since that time, about three years ago, when they discouraged me over the phone from bringing my parents and kids into the city for their annual “Melonfest” event… I wish I had the manager on […]

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The Koch brothers, their plans for the public utilities of Wisconsin, and whether Michigan might be next

By now you’ve probably heard that Wisconsin’s union-busing governor, Scott Walker, got fooled into taking a call with a degenerate blogger posing as conservative billionaire activist David Koch. The call, which can be heard in its entirety on the Buffalo Beast website, is interesting for a few reasons. First, Walker confesses to having thought about […]

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