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Co-parented by popular culture: why celebrity deaths affect us so deeply

Courtesy of TheGuardian.com | By Michael Hann | Originally Published 09.17.2017 | Posted 10.10.2017

If you mourned Prince, Diana or Harry Dean Stanton as deeply as you did your grandparents. 849 more words

Death And Dying

JOURNAL September 2017

My ideal garden is a cross between a Victorian family farm and Ninfa. What I usually end up with is a cross between an unkempt laboratory and a set for the… 835 more words


Husker Du - Candy Apple Grey

Originally Released 22nd May 1986. Review originally posted 1st April 2007.

Sometimes, in fact most times, transitioning from the womb of independent obscurity to a major label act is the defining step on a bands’ path to self destruction. 461 more words

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TUSK to TUSK: rob hayler on the year past and the ‘final’ midwich show

Shit.  Who would have thought that 2017 could turn out to be worse than 2016?  At the global level, possibly irreversible man-made climate change is screaming ‘I FUCKING TOLD YOU SO’ as it flattens, floods or incinerates.  1,087 more words

No Audience Underground

SONG OF THE DAY: Hüsker Dü - "Celebrated Summer"

I had originally written a post a couple of weeks ago about “Celebrated Summer” as a post-Labor Day song for Feelin’ Good Friday. Maybe a loud/soft/loud punk song that makes me tear up generally is not typical of good feelings, but it’s one of my all time favorite songs and is fitting given the time of year. 336 more words

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After a Pearl

after a pearl

melted tears and then darkness

the candle knows us


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1253 Thousand Candles, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. 19 more words


"Morningstar" by Grant Hart

Grant Hart died last week, aged 56, after a battle with cancer. Through Hüsker Dü, Nova Mob and his solo albums he left an extraordinary back catalogue of songs. 1,232 more words

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