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Unexpected Sunday Bliss: Joy Division

Oh, the bass of it!  I didn’t wake up this morning expecting to listen to an old Joy Division album–things just sort of happened.  I was listening to Radiohead, and it just sort of struck me.   To be honest, … Continue reading

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Is Pittsburgh The New Austin?

Clickhole poses the question, making a compelling argument:–1227 …but no, gentle readers, Pittsburgh is neither the new Austin nor next Portland.  Those places were just plain old rough drafts for the final, perfected product.

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Shakepeare & Company–The Center of The World

Vanity Fair Magazine has a great article on what might be the greatest book store in the world.  I can’t say for sure–I’ve been to City Lights in San Francisco, Powell’s in Portland, and Rizzoli in New York City, but … Continue reading

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Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?

I try to use social media to augment my life, rather than dictate it. It’s been easy cutting way back on facebook, twitter fries my brain, and it is my intention to be the second to last person on the … Continue reading

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Join The Fight!

Cable companies want to slow down (and break!) your favorite sites, for profit. To fight back, let’s cover the web with symbolic “loading” icons, to remind everyone what an Internet without net neutrality would look like, and drive record numbers … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh: They Know How Awesome We Are In Austrailia

“Pittsburgh has gone from rustbucket city to thriving metropolis.” STEEL is forged into the very identity of Pittsburgh. The former industrial powerhouse’s American football team is named The Steelers, and at one stage the city produced one-third of all of … Continue reading

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The Colorado Independent: News Poems

I’m continually scouring the internet, looking for poetry to roll around in like one of those crazed grizzlies on Kodiak Island loll about in rotting whale flesh–intoxicated by the joy and sensory overload of sustenance, bounty, excess.  I found that … Continue reading

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