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Posts made in July, 2008

Back in Da City

Posted by on Jul 23, 2008 in Ed, Writing | 3 comments

Back in Da City

  From Portland, Maine’s Holiday Inn: Please Reuse The Towels. . .Or I’ll Shred You With My Talons! Yes, I got back to New York super early Saturday, but I’ve been too overwhelmed by everything until now to recount my travels.  It also didn’t help that the Greyhound I was taking from Cambridge, Mass., to New York arrived for boarding an hour late (11:30 pm instead of 10:30 pm), meaning we’d get back into Da City at 3 am instead of 2 am.  And it really...

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The Vaselines at Maxwell’s (Hoboken) and Southpaw (Brooklyn)

Posted by on Jul 12, 2008 in Music | 0 comments

The Vaselines at Maxwell’s (Hoboken) and Southpaw (Brooklyn)

Not their first reunion, but these two shows were The Vaselines’ U.S. debut before heading to Seattle for this sellout record label’s anniversary show. Maxwell’s The Hoboken show, Wednesday, July 9, was nearly derailed.  Literally.  The PATH train that connects Hoboken to Manhattan went out of service at 6PM.  Anyone coming from New York who wanted to see the show had to take a PATH train to some other destination in Jersey and then get to Hoboken via the light rail...

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Intensities in the Twin Cities and an Upcoming Incident at Exeter

Posted by on Jul 6, 2008 in Ed, Writing | 3 comments

Intensities in the Twin Cities and an Upcoming Incident at Exeter

Yeah, that’ll work! I’m reading in Minneapolis!  The land of Husker Du and the Replacements!  Soul Asylum! And the seldom-heralded Man-Sized Action! I’m also going to Exeter, N.H., which is probably best known for the Phillips Exeter Academy and for this infamous UFO account. After that, it’s Portland, Maine, and then Boston. Although I’ve been to Boston many times, these are my first visits to the states of Minnesota, New Hampshire and Maine!  So show up, or...

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