Posted in One Million Watts on 20 September 2010
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If suburbia is so horrible, why do most people now live there? The Arcade Fire doesn’t answer the question, so I’ll give it a shot.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 15 September 2010
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I’ve looked practically everywhere and still I have not been able to find the Perfect Cardigan. Honestly, I’m not asking for much.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 13 September 2010
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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.
Posted in One Million Watts on 1 September 2010
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My restaurant would serve one thing, and serve it well: tater tots. I would rock tater tots so hard that even the slouchy, diffident hipsters would gobble up them by the boatload.
Posted in Things We Like on 19 August 2010
Stats: 20,107 views and 9 Comments
The old-fashioned TV theme song gave you another minute to get yourself situated, like the house lights blinking at the theater. Somehow, these intros fell from favor.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 10 August 2010
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For a hot minute, I considered running with the bulls myself — down the main drag of Mesquite, Nevada, past stunned onlookers, into a waiting limousine.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 5 August 2010
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If anyone had told me that the best girlfriend of my adult life would present in the package of a small, cranky, funny Dutch woman, I wouldn’t have believed them.
Posted in Seattle on 29 July 2010
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If you have a major league jones for a ballgame but find your finances dipping below the Mendoza Line, consider a jaunt to check out the plucky Everett AquaSox.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 26 July 2010
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While running an errand at Michael’s Arts and Crafts, something caught my eye: smiling clowns and wolves pacing through the woods. Oh yes, the paint-by-number aisle!
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 20 July 2010
Stats: 3,650 views and 3 Comments
Every day I feel what it is to be a Las Vegan — to be underestimated at every turn, to be judged a hard-drinking frat boy, to be thought artless and bereft. And I use it to my advantage.