Article Archive for September 2010

Things We Like: Super Infra-Man, Biking in Kyoto and Wanton Destruction
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Posted in Things We Like on 18 September 2010
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Not even Infra-Man has the strength to resist the bicycle cops of Kyoto, or the destruction of his home by a synth-pop duo. Sometimes, things just happen.

Tales of the Wallingford Beast, Part 1
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Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 17 September 2010
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Here at Archie McPhee we’re used to strange things happening, but these events defy explanation. Something is out there.

Why We Tumblr
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Posted in One Million Watts on 16 September 2010
Stats: 5,895 views and 1 Comment

I resisted Tumblr for a long time because I saw it as little more than a coffee-table blogging service — all style, with no context or substance. I didn’t realize that were its strengths.

Searching for the Perfect Cardigan
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 15 September 2010
Stats: 4,812 views and 2 Comments

I’ve looked practically everywhere and still I have not been able to find the Perfect Cardigan. Honestly, I’m not asking for much.

By Night Known as Mr. Clay
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 14 September 2010
Stats: 3,268 views and No Comments

In 1990, I met comedian Andrew Dice Clay in Las Vegas. His reputation preceded him: People were saying he was a lousy tipper and an obnoxious jerk.

Are You There, God? It’s Me and I’m Confused
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 13 September 2010
Stats: 3,791 views and 1 Comment

Some people test-drive a few cars before making a down payment. This was the approach I took towards religion. I tried them all, and I still don’t know what I’m doing.

Things We Like: “Heavy Metal Parking Lot,” Penn Jillette Sightings and Sad Don
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Posted in Things We Like on 11 September 2010
Stats: 3,902 views and 1 Comment

Killing time in the parking lot before a 1980s Judas Priest show. Also: Penn Jillette appears on the horizon, and Don Draper emotes in a variety pack.

Awesome Panda Facts!
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Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 10 September 2010
Stats: 11,263 views and 1 Comment

As part of our continuing effort to rid the internet of filthy lies, we present a few incredibly well-researched and absolutely true facts about the Giant Panda.

Monsters, Redheads and Darren McGavin
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Posted in Things We Like on 9 September 2010
Stats: 4,960 views and 2 Comments

To my mind, there’s only one way to embrace the waning sunlight of autumn: by watching spooky TV shows.

“Why He’s My Ex”: A Happy Book of Endings
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 8 September 2010
Stats: 12,116 views and 1 Comment

In “Why He’s My Ex,” women from six countries tell their true stories of past relationships — through intricate mini-set pieces.