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I heard that Lou Reed is dead.

I sat down and listened to “Songs For Drella” straight through, and as I’m writing this I’m playing a Polygram “Best Of” compilation.  “Waiting For The Man”, “Heroin”, “Venus In Furs”, “White Light/White Heat”, all the usual suspects. It’s hard … Continue reading

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Countdown To Obsolescence

“..breath deep, the gathering gloom.” In three weeks time I will be fifty years old. I have a problem with that.  I have a real problem with that.  I hate my birthday at the best of times–August in general tends … Continue reading

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Ladies And Gentlemen, Boys And Girls Of All Ages!

Okay folks, if you live in or near St. Louis, MO, or you can make the trip to St. Louis, MO over the summer, I urge you to get tickets for Circus Flora’s Summer 2013 show, “A Trip To The … Continue reading

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In Which I Am Cast Into The Pod!

I’m not really a fan of podcasting, as a general rule, I prefer to read than to listen.  However, I was recently approached by Brenton Weyi to submit a story for his podcast on Orastories.com. I sent him the link to Epilogue, and … Continue reading

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So Far From The Clyde

One of the saddest and most beautiful songs ever written.  I simply adore Mark Knopfler. They had a last supper the day of the beaching she’s a dead ship sailing skeleton crew the galley is empty the stove pots are … Continue reading

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