Category Archives: New Post

RIP David Cassidy (April 12, 1950 – Nov. 21, 2017)

A little bit of the seventies died yesterday. Rest in peace, Keith P.

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#ItsOnUs – This mess is our mess, fellas

The change in dynamic has been palpable and unstoppable, ever since Harvey Weinstein was outed as a sexual predator. Sure, there’d been naming and shaming before that, with varying level of impacts—Cosby acquitted, Fox News gutted. But the Weinstein story … Continue reading

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This Van Gogh has been hiding a secret

Call it a hazard of painting plein air (or maybe call it, “stilled life”). Vincent Van Gogh, mostly known for his sweetly tragic tenure, is nearly as celebrated for his extraordinary oil-painting technique and masterful interpretation of nature. Like the … Continue reading

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The heir of the sea

The Air of the sea, said the heir of the sea– burrows its way in your bones. r It whispers a plea one of gilt mystery and of seeding the depths with unknowns. r The heir of the sea took … Continue reading

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Too sexy for the Louvre – censorship in 2017

It’s hard to say wherein lies the headline here: Is it that a 40-foot tall architectural sculpture can be so unexpectedly suggestive? Or that any sculpture can be suggestive enough to be banned by the Louvre? Domestikator by the Dutch … Continue reading

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RIP Hef (April 9 1926 – Sept. 27, 2017)

Opinions may vary and we might disagree as to the scope of his contributions, but it’s hard to argue that Hugh Hefner, founder of the Playboy empire (he launched the magazine in 1953 with a borrowed $1000 investment) wasn’t a … Continue reading

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The dotard and the rocket man

The office of Dear Leader of the DPRK is traditionally endowed with a lot of not-especially useful superpowers (all three of them were apparently adept at finishing up golf outings with 18 hole-in-ones)…but not even the most loyal and/or terrified … Continue reading

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Feeling a little morbid, are we?

Well no, not really. It’s really just a convergence of events: haven’t posted in a while but don’t yet have the energy to take on the drowning of Houston or the marching of nazis or the deep foul bucket of … Continue reading

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RIP Glen Campbell (April 22, 1936 – August 8, 2017)

We lost one of the good ones today—a superb musician, a star, and a gentleman. There’s solace in knowing he had the time and the ability to tell us all goodbye. But there’s sadness because Alzheimer’s disease is a gold-plated … Continue reading

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Sessions wants names, does he?

Limp A.G. and unloved sycophant Jefferson Beauregard Sessions announced this week that he was going after leakers like nobody’s business. Whether or not the man with the Most Confederate Name Ever truly believes this needs to be a focus of … Continue reading

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Satisfaction

These are strange and unsettling times, and do please sing out when I start telling you something you don’t already know. What can we do? It seems irresponsible somehow to completely unplug from it all, and besides we haven’t yet … Continue reading

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Send me art

You already know what a sizable percentage of humanity’s wit, wisdom and culture is readily beam-downable to that device you keep in your pocket (and that might not be the safest place to keep it, by the way). But what … Continue reading

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Whisky business

SOME whisky business slowed our trek it slowed the way we share our throes. . We ran our road we had our wreck we have still more and on it goes. . I cannot say I miss our start or … Continue reading

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When in the course of human events

The course of human events can be a harrowing run, and even in the best circumstances the road takes you, eventually, to landscapes you did not expect. The act of political estrangement that began on the Fourth of July, 1776 … Continue reading

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Rhapsody

Because sometimes only verse will do…

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