Monthly Archives: December 2010

Re: Mix

The inability to articulate what one feels in any satisfactory way is one of our enduring tragedies. – Nick Hornby, Juliet Naked The making of a great compilation tape, like breaking up, is hard to do and takes ages longer … Continue reading

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The Lady is a Champ

If I didn’t have an iPod, I would never exercise. While I understand the benefits, there is nothing less exciting to me than running, lifting, squatting, and stretching. So, I need some kind of incentive, some kind of motivation, to … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Want to Meet Bruce Springsteen

I’ve had two run-ins with celebrities in my life, and both times I was a fool. The first was outside the Broadway Barnes and Nobel in New York. Walking briskly with my hood on and head down, I nearly trampled … Continue reading

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The Vick Conflict

As we near the end of the 2010 NFL season, it is becoming apparent that, regardless of the overall outcome of this season, Michael Vick will most certainly be invited back as the Eagles starting quarterback. And, this has raised … Continue reading

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If You Can’t Beat ‘Em…

Well, the Republicans just keep getting their way, and there seems to be no end in sight. So, instead of continuing to bang my head against the wall and damn the American people for buying into this shit, I decided … Continue reading

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Reach Out and Crush Someone

Freshman year, it was John. Sophomore year, Justin. Then Stephanie and Teddy. And, finally, the only two-termer, Phil, during both years of grad school. A list of my conquests, you ask? Not quite. I labeled them “school crushes,” the people … Continue reading

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