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I culture you: A cigar for the end of the world

How will the end come? If the prophecies be true, will there be roars and tumults, crashing and burnings…? Or will we all just blink out? Call it 50/50 either way. Betting odds, enough, that I’m laying in one special … Continue reading

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I culture you: Music to write by

That headline comes with a huge asterisk: it’s music I write by. That’s all I can speak to. When I undertook to culture you on art, I began by telling you that art is subjective, emphatic period. That goes double … Continue reading

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I culture you: Proof of leadership

Jimmy Carter was a teetotaler. So was William Howard Taft. So was George W. Bush, and so was Adolf Hitler. On the other team, among the men who enjoyed a drink or three while they won wars and led powerful … Continue reading

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I culture you (whiskey 101)

What is culture? By one definition it’s a thriving petri dish. That’s a metaphor for human culture only if you’ve got the most cynical disposition toward your fellow man. Whiskey (and whisky*) The spirit. The fortified repast that’s better than … Continue reading

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I culture you (art edition)

What is culture? By one definition it’s a thriving petri dish. That’s a metaphor for human culture only if you’ve got the most cynical disposition toward your fellow man. Art: Art is subjective. Emphatic period. Feel free to enjoy the … Continue reading

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I culture you (part 1)

What is culture? By one definition it’s a thriving petri dish. That one’s a metaphor for human culture only if you’ve got the cynical-ist disposition toward your fellow man. I ain’t comin atcha like that. When it comes to culture … Continue reading

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