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Short story: "The Surrogate"

“The Surrogate,” by Tessa Hadley

Appeared in the New Yorker (online here), September 15th, 2003; read by Curtis Sittenfeld on the New Yorker… 109 more words

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It’s Grand Prix weekend here in Melbourne this weekend.  My husband is a F1 fan and we not only go to the race here every year, but also have been lucky enough to go to several races overseas.  53 more words

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March 22 — BALLAD OF CABLE HOGUE, Calexico (2000)

Prior to this week, most of my trips to Arizona have revolved around business and baseball. The exception was 2002, when I took a week-long solo driving trip starting in southern Colorado, then to the north rim of the Grand Canyon, Phoenix, Tucson, and all the way to the Mexico border. 236 more words


March 22

March 22, ­­2008 – The Interactive Attraction Stitch Live! Opens in Disneyland Paris

“Cowabunga! Chat to, and sing along with, the blue dude himself in the most magical of alien encounters.” 65 more words

BOOTLEG: “Superman” figure - China (2004*)

Another example of a bootleg figure from China, this is a “Superman” figure that has five points of articulation.  It has a generically molded body so that it can, presumably, be used for other heroes.  136 more words


Why I'll never give up my love of Rock Music from my teenage years.

There’s something about music that’s so powerful, it touches nerves and makes you really truly feel, in a way unlike anything else. It’s a constant in my life and, obviously, in the lives of millions of others around the world. 1,264 more words


Zen Café (2006)

Zen Café – Rakastele mua (2006) from Finland