Category Archives: Life in General

Dumb Deer

Hey, you dumb deer– this is the city! Go to the country!

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Dr. Dog @ The Knitting Factory

Wow, are these guys amazing live! The show was a really good balance of old and new songs. The crowd was large and enthusiastic so I hope they’ll be back soon.

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Thanksgiving

An ode to life. Happy Thanksgiving everyone! (Happy regular Thursday to my Canadian & British friends.)

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I Saw Neutral Milk Hotel

I never thought it would happen, but then it did. And I was even more amazed than I thought I’d be.

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That One Time With Robin Williams

On July 16 2008 in Seattle, I went with my friend Rahella Tesfahun to see a comedy show called Laff Hole at a place called ReBar. It was a weekly show that we’d talked about going to for at least … Continue reading >>

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NBA Playoffs: Miami vs. Brooklyn

The NBA playoffs have been great so far. Very damatic; so many great shots. But I think the very best shot so far is this one: This says everything.

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Best. Fireman Name. Ever.

If I used that name for a fireman in a play or story, I’d feel like I was cheating.

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We Made It!

Our Kickstarter project, Tube Tats, is officially Kickstarted! Thanks everyone who pledged, shared our project with friends, offered moral support, or just watched our video. Now the fun part starts– actually making these things. More and more designs will follow, … Continue reading >>

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Nativity Scene

My little home town of Marshall, Texas puts on a pretty darned extravagant lighting display every Christmas season which they call The Wonderland of Lights. In addition to the city-sponsored decorating of downtown, entire neighborhoods coordinate displays that draw more … Continue reading >>

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Pogo Possum Christmas Carol

Deck us all with Boston Charlie, Walla Walla, Wash., and Kalamazoo! Nora’s freezin’ on the trolley, Swaller dollar cauliflower alley-garoo! Don’t we know archaic barrel, Lullaby Lily boy, Louisville Lou? Trolley Molly don’t love Harold, Boola boola Pensacoola hullabaloo! …Walt … Continue reading >>

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