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At the End of the Day

It doesn’t do to be economical with the Truth. Here at The Slog, our aim is to be ecumenical about it: so in a mixed bag tonight, everyone comes in for a mixture of praise and bashing, regardless of their demographics, politics, tactics, narcotics, or other varietal characteristics. 1,027 more words

Los Cumpleaños | Latin Dance

May 8th | 9:30 PM |Barbes| Suggested $10

Los Cumpleaños play classic era Cumbia, Porro, Son Caribeño, Salsa Criolla and Bullerengue from Colombia with the energy of a downtown punk rock band washed in a sea of cutting-edge psychedelic new wave synths & wild style retro organ sounds.


Election Day on Boulevard de la Chapelle

I am on line five of the metro, on the day of the first round of the French Presidential election. It’s a Sunday and only 10am but the metro is pretty full, the line running from the south of the city at Place d’Italie to the North-Eastern suburbs of Bobigny. 1,633 more words


dropping in

It’s been awhile. I’m writing this from Paris, after a whirlwind tour of southern New Jersey, New York, and Los Angeles, where I caught up with family and friends and generally ran around like a crazy person doing an average of twelve things each day compared to the one or two things that was my norm in Dakar. 970 more words