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Concert Review: Like Pacific, Broadside, Rarity, and Boston Manor

On October 14th, Like Pacific, Broadside, Rarity, and Boston Manor performed at Amityville Music Hall in Amityville, NY. This is one of their many stops for the “Distant Like You Asked” tour. 388 more words


My Favorite Songs and Why They're My Favorite

  1. III: Go On, Paint Me a Picture by The Venetia Fair– “Darlin’ won’t you lie to me tonight on the way home. Can’t you just tell me all of those things that I want to hear.”

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Broadside No. 7 – Michael Crichton

Ahoy there me mateys!  Welcome to the seventh broadside – the Michael Crichton edition.  While I have only read 8 out of his 22 books (not including ones written under a pseudonym), many of those yarns remain on me favorites list.  939 more words


Broadside No. 7 – an author advertisement

Hear ye hear ye me mateys!  I announce an additional broadside to me Captain’s log.  What is a broadside ye ask?  Traditionally:

  1. A broadside is the side of a ship, the battery of cannon on one side of a warship; or their coordinated fire in naval warfare.
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September 8

What was advertised in a colonial newspaper 250 years ago today?

“DAVID & JOHN DEAS, HAVE JUST IMPORTED … an assortment of other goods.”

Contrary to what this short advertisement, rather plain and unremarkable in its appearance, may suggest, David and John Deas made their mark on the history of advertising thanks to the infamous broadsides (what we would call posters today) that they distributed in Charleston, South Carolina, in the decade before the American Revolution. 319 more words

Daily Advert Update

Broadside No. 6 – Robin McKinley

Ahoy there me mateys!  Welcome to the sixth broadside – the Robin McKinley edition.  I adore her and thought I had read all of her books.  844 more words


Boston Manor debut "Lead Feet"

UK pop-punk band Boston Manor dropped a new track from their upcoming album Be Nothing yesterday. The song is called Lead Feet and was premiered over on  279 more words