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At Least Choose Better Lies

For a guy whose obsession with “the best” and “the greatest,” President Donald Trump demonstrates a shockingly poor sense of selectivity when it comes to bald-faced lies. It would be easy to dismiss his behavior as compulsive or reactionary, off-the-cuff … Continue reading

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The King Is Dead. Long Live The King!

B. B. King  1925-2015.  The King of The Blues.

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Is Pittsburgh The New Austin?

Clickhole poses the question, making a compelling argument: http://www.clickhole.com/article/pittsburgh-new-austin-austin-we-hoped-and-dreamed–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. http://www.pinterest.com/chuckjunk9/pittsburgh-king-of-cities/

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The Shortest Best Story Ever

This post originally appeared in Old Road Apples’ very first week of existence. No one noticed it. No one even read it. So, I’m giving it a chance at new life, as I will be doing with other, carefully selected … Continue reading

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Best Damned Quotes: Anne Lamott

“I have been in a better mood ever since, and have decided not to even say this woman’s name anymore, because she fills me with such existential doubt, such a sense of impending doom and disbelief, that only the Germans … Continue reading

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Friday Morning Rock & Roll Idols: The Jam

The Jam were the coolest, and not well known here in the USA, but even after all these years I’d argue they were one of the great bands of their generation.  I can’t help thinking how much better my youth … Continue reading

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Quote From The Other Side: My Favorite Ann Coulter Zingers

I’m not a fan of Ann Coulter, but I’m a huge admirer.  She is perhaps the most brilliant entertainer of our time, slinging out foul and seemingly unfiltered, acerbic, utterly heinous and gratuitously venomous right-wing propaganda that mesmerizes her audience … Continue reading

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Functioning Hoverboard–Changes Everything

What they’re not telling you here is that the current HUVr Boards are not yet commercially available and face years of testing before they will be.  The prototypes in the video cost more than $1 Million each–but the fact of … Continue reading

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Video For Another Cold Freaking Morning

Wake up, put the dog out–brrrrr.  Another morning with the mercury on the wrong side of zero. Take the girls to school at 7–or, worse–to the gym at 5:50–that cushy leather upholstery in the truck sucks every ounce of heat … Continue reading

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Cowboy Junkies 32.20 ; After All These Years

It’s hard to believe it has been almost 28 years since I bought a record, having no idea what the music inside would sound like, took it back to my drafty college apartment, placed it on the turntable and dropped … Continue reading

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