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Polishing shoes for the first time in my life

I got my first real, decent pair of shoes about six months ago, on my 51st birthday. They were a gift from Linette and the kids, and I’ve worn them just about every day since I got them. They’re black leather shoes, and they’re nicer than anything I ever would have gotten for myself… Well, […]

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Werner Herzog… eating shoes, fearing chickens, and exploring the desolation of mankind with hypnotised actors

It’s not at all how I intended to spend this evening, but, thanks to stumbling on an epic Metafilter post about Werner Herzog, I’m now jumping around between the 43 of his films which can be found streaming online. At the moment, I’m knee deep in Herz aus Glas (Heart of Glass), Herzog’s 1976 film […]

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Bonnie Bucqueroux on the Lansing Online News

As I think I’ve demonstrated here in the past, I’m intrigued by what’s going on around the United States in the emerging field of citizen journalism. I like the idea of regular people rising up, motivated by the ever-decreasing quality of local reportage, and launching their own online news communities. As some of you may […]

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Daniel Johnston’s worried shoes

According to a site called Monster Fresh, a fellow in Perth, Australia apparently found these Daniel Johnston Converse All Stars in a shop. They investigated it, and contacted Daniel’s brother, who now serves as his manager. Here, according to them, is his response. “Yes, they paid Daniel for the deal, but then the project was […]

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