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Posts made in March, 2009

Fuck You, Camera Obscura!

Posted by on Mar 11, 2009 in Music | 3 comments

Fuck You, Camera Obscura!

Yeah, you guys! Okay, so you’ve left your tiny American label Merge and gone on to 4ad, so I guess this stunt was to generate publicity for that storied label. Yeah, I called it a stunt!  You book two shows at tiny places in New York City and they sell out immediately (and creating buzz as people scramble to get tickets).  One at Mercury Lounge (an old trick for that venue — Echo & the Bunnymen played a semi-secret show there in 1996 when they first reunited and Swervedriver...

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I’ve Had Stuff on My Plate

Posted by on Mar 1, 2009 in Asian American, Ed, Writing | 3 comments

I’ve Had Stuff on My Plate

A Korean chain opens their first American outlet in America! In NYC! Kimchi and hotdogs and bulgogi all in a wrap! And speaking of wrap, here’s a wrap-up as to why I haven’t been posting as of late. I’ve been busy, mostly holed up writing and watching many, many movies. Yes, I said writing!  The sequel to This Is a Bust is coming out on St. Martin’s/Thomas Dunne/Minotaur in Winter 2010, but the specific “pub date” has not yet been set. Whew!  I have...

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