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One for Friday: Sleater-Kinney, “Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want to Fight Tonight)”

I believe tradition holds that I feature a Christmas song in this space today. Usually, this would be presented as downloadable MP3 file, culled from my collection. Truth is, though, I don’t possess any holiday songs that are as cool

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Programming Note

This week has been exhausting and exhilarating in equal measure. And I’ve barely progressed into the week as I write this. (Super secret DVD commentary back story: this post was not written on Thursday!) I am still figuring out how

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Does whatever a spider can

I’ve already punted once this week, but I took time earlier today when I should have been writing and made the video embedded here, so I’m sharing it everywhere I can. The Spider-Man cameo in the Captain America: Civil War

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And it was fine while it lasted

Plans for writing tonight were decisively dashed, though for good reason. Thanks to Lloyd Cole and Peter Mulvey for a fine evening. Always nice to discover a new gem during a live show. Regularly scheduled programming returns tomorrow.

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One for Friday: Cheating Off of Someone Else’s Paper

This happens on occasion, though quite rarely, I’m pleased to type. I have run out of time to offer a song for sharing along with pithy (or perhaps pitiful) commentary. Back to business next week. In the meantime, I’ll offer

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Clear blue holds its breath

For some indiscernible reason, today’s date is weighing on me a little more heavily than in past years. I think the pervasive attempts to use the ever-distancing tragedy of that 2001 day to prop up political agendas and inspire cheap

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One thing I don’t want to see is a network Jesus on TV

Forty-sixth in a series…

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