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Reading Rainbow

I noticed a few weeks ago that I only had six books left on my Books to Read Shelf.  That’s about the number I like to keep on there and significantly fewer than I had at the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: A Monthly Column, Part 2 (7/14)

This is the second post that covers the books I read in July.  The first post got a total of seven hits, but I didn’t take the hint. Mr. Mercedes–Stephen King This is essentially a detective novel that stays firmly … Continue reading

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Josh Ritter @ Woodland Park Zoo (7/30/14)

Beth and I went to see Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band at the zoo last night.  That sounds sort of exotic, but the truth is that I didn’t see or hear any animals other than birds and gnats … Continue reading

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: A Monthly Column (7/14)

I took a month off from this website and spent a lot of my extra time reading books.  I read so many, in fact, that I had to divide my book writing into two posts.  This first one documents my … Continue reading

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Luluc @ the Fremont Abbey (7/22/14)

No offense to Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, but the best concert I’ve seen by an Australian band so far this year wasn’t their show in Louisville last month but the one Luluc put on in Seattle last night. … Continue reading

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Ease Your Feet in the Sea

One of my cousins got married in Chicago this weekend.  I could’ve gone to the ceremony except that a cousin wedding is so far down on my list of preferred activities that I never even really considered it.  I decided to … Continue reading

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(Fats & the new tunes)

Here are the records and CDs I got during Beth’s recent visit.  She wasn’t in town long, but we went to Everybody’s twice and stopped by Guestroom Records and Modern Cult Records while we were down in Louisville.  It all adds … Continue reading

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Tiger shark vs. Flying uniphant

Here’s some graffiti we found in Louisville around the corner from Guestroom Records and that bakery that sells the largest pieces of red velvet cake ever. Sweet Surrender, I think it was called.

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The Adventures of Nick Cave Dollbaby (NCDB)

Nick Cave Dollbaby (NCDB) recently drove down to Kentucky to see his fleshy counterpart perform a concert at the Louisville Palace.  Here are some shots from the trip:

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Stuff I’ve Been Reading: An Occasional Column

Paris Stories–Mavis Gallant It had gotten to the point where I felt confident purchasing any book published by NYRB Classics.  My record with them was about 15-0.  That’s when I bought Mavis Gallant’s Paris Stories based entirely on the title and the … Continue reading

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