Yearly Archives: 2006

The Abyss Gazes Back

The Nietzsche Family Circus Just had to share this — I was turned on to this page a few weeks ago… and I don’t know the guy who first thought about putting these two disparate elements together, but I’ve gotta … Continue reading

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Finding Your Own Rhythm

While playing a CD of Thelonious Monk’s classic recordings on the way home from work last night, I reflected on something Dave Chappelle said in his documentary Block Party – that he had discovered a whole new world from listening … Continue reading

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A Simpleton Goes Shopping

What I learned this weekend: When buying things, it helps to have either money, checks or credit cards with you. There I am at the store, I spend about 15 minutes hunting down a new shirt, tie and other sundry … Continue reading

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Java Jive

Slip me a slug from that wonderful mug… The newest addition to my household is a home espresso machine, and I’ve gotta say, nothin’ comes close to a fresh hot shot of espresso in the morning — not a percolator, … Continue reading

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The Right Reasons?

Here’s one from the archives… Originally posted on a meager acting website I had way back in two-triple-aught, before I even reserved my own domain name. I’ve gone through a lot of changes in six years, though my basic feelings … Continue reading

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Running On Fumes

Or, as the song that’s been running through my head all day today goes, “Running on empty… runnin’ on… runnin’ blind…” Let me just say that being in acting class for 9 hours, immediately following an 8-hour workday, is a … Continue reading

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Big Bad Music for Sleepy Boys

Sure, I may have eclectic tastes, I may appreciate intelligent lyricism and sophisticated rock, but sometimes you just gotta put on “Cold Gin” or “Rock And Roll All Nite”, crank it up to twelve (because eleven isn’t loud enough), and … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Gotta Be Perfect

…or, The Zen of Starting What better time to start a blog than the first day of the year, eh?

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