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Taking it straight out of the can

We were so distracted we agreed to let Lily get her hair dyed purple and it cost $50 plus tip, and I wasn’t even there when she was picking out the color because I was on the cell phone trying to keep an eye on Charlotte, who was getting into the bottles of hair care products, rearranging the magazines in the waiting lounge, circling the cookies. 491 more words


1/6/2015 TKS Presents: 'ChiLab Thrills!' tracklist

Following a focus on artists from, and drawn to, Chicago a couple of months back on The Kitchen Sink, this time it was some of the city’s independent labels which provided the 60 minutes of sonic delights. 369 more words

Radio Playlists

30 Day Song Challenge, Day 8: A song I know all the words to

For this one I’ve chosen the slightly preposterous ‘Bridges and Balloons’, which I know by heart because Jerry started singing it to Poldy when he was a baby, and since then it’s stuck in our repertoire of songs that we sing to our kids. 132 more words

Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice

Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Well, I am not this novel’s target demographic, to put in the language of commerce that routed the hippie dream from within. 2,157 more words

Book Reviews

On a Monday #5 : Joanna Gruesome - Last Year

I wrote about Joanna Gruesome last year, and how they’d grabbed my attention by naming themselves after one of my all time favourite artists, Joanna Newsom. 145 more words

Joanna Newsom

i forgot about this song completely. thanks, tumblr.

and am i so dear
do i run rare?
and you’ve changed some
peach, plum pear. 

 joanna newsom

in other news, the entire left side of my left arm has gone numb. 17 more words