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Every Band I’ve Ever Seen Live

Ok, this isn’t really every band I’ve ever seen in concert.  I’m leaving out local bands as that would be too taxing on my memory.  These are national touring acts that I’ve seen live somewhere.  Some I’m huge fans of … Continue reading

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Requiem for R.E.M.

R.E.M. retired this week.  I became an R.E.M. fan when I was 13 years old.  I saw their omnipresent video for “Losing My Religion” several times on MTV but I didn’t know any other songs.  At the time I was … Continue reading

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The Dark Side of the Earth

The Dark Side of the Earth by Alfred Bester After reading his novel The Stars My Destination and this collection of short stories, Alfred Bester is becoming one of my favorite sci-fi writers of the 50’s/60’s era.  He was comparatively … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Being Aquaman Wouldn’t Be So Bad

Aquaman has long been the joke of the Justice League and the suck of the Superfriends. Perhaps we’ve been a little unfair to Aquaman by measuring him and his powers against that of Superman and Green Lantern.  If I stop … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

A week or two ago I ran my recipe for Chocolate Fudge.  One of the problems with making fudge is that you tend to use exactly half a can of evaporated milk for a normal sized recipe.  This leaves the … Continue reading

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The Teapot

Judy always worked slowly.  The antique shop did not have a modern cash register, every transaction had to be summed with a calculator.  Judy punched the numbers in deliberately, double-checking along the way, then wrote the receipts by hand while … Continue reading

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Chocolate Fudge Recipe

I live in a crappy apartment with an electric oven that cooks unevenly.  This has led to many disappointing batches of cookies, so sweets around my place are often whatever I can make on the stovetop.  This fudge recipe is … Continue reading

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