Archive for November, 2008

Nov 19 2008

Robyn Hitchcock Gave Me Goosebumps

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Michael and I went to the Birchmere last night to see Robyn Hitchcock. Robyn Hitchcock is impossible to really describe as an artist. He’s been through a multitude of permutations, some of his music is downright poppy, some of it is folky, some of it is really… hard to tackle. Michael was really pumped about […]

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Nov 17 2008

Things I Learned from Lifetime Movies Today

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If you’re a nice guy, the woman you’re dating won’t care if you’re married so long as you have a good excuse. There are, of course, no consequences to having an extra-marital relationship when you finally get a divorce. A guy who takes you on a vacation after two weeks of dating and gets one […]

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Nov 16 2008

David Lynch Should Make Anti-Drug Commercials

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I stayed up late on Friday night/morning watching Lost Highway by David Lynch. At the end of the movie I thought to myself, well that was pretty and intense but it didn’t say much of anything to me. It didn’t even make any damn sense. Well, today I was watching one of those state-sanctioned anti-drug […]

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Nov 05 2008

A Sad Irony

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The moment that people are applauding as evidence that America can overcome prejudice is also the night that many states voted not to extend equal marriage rights to gay couples. I’m not sure if that constitutes irony, as it’s been awhile since I’ve brushed up on my literary terms. But what I can say is […]

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Nov 04 2008

Election Day, etc

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It’s election day. I guess I should preface this whole discussion with one fact: my family is very into voting. I mean, they’re hardcore voters. My paternal grandparents were of the “it’s your duty, get your ass to the polls” philosophy. My parents instituted that in my immediate family. To this day, I don’t believe […]

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