Monthly Archives: February 2013

The King

I’m still trying to get through the list of books I posted in January. An unexpected library hold became available and set me back a little, but I’m motoring pretty steadily through “Jitterbug Perfume” and loving it. Thankfully, because I’ve … Continue reading

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Get Down Stay Down

I posted another album review today, which means I wrote it a couple of weeks ago (barely making deadline, cough cough) and my editor put it up today. Which is how it always works, but on the days something goes … Continue reading

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Your Conclave is Totally Gayballs

Not only is Gay Conclave an excellent hipster band name, but it’s apparently also the reason the Pope is resigning. On the day the Pope announced his resignation, he received a report that was (somehow) related to the theft of … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Coach

As I get older, I find it harder and harder to ask for gifts. When Christmas and my birthday roll around and Graham asks me what I want (or asks me what I want because my father has asked him … Continue reading

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This past weekend, Graham and I celebrated our six-year anniversary. While at dinner (which I’ll get to in a moment because food boners), he said that the time had flown by, and because I am me and he knows who … Continue reading

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Of Course Of Course

So England’s super pissed about eating horsemeat, apparently, since it’s recently shown up in tests on both Burger King and supermarket-brand burgers as well as in frozen lasagnas. And it’s not a small amount of horsemeat, either. Some tests yielded … Continue reading

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I Bag of You

Seattle is largely a city of transplants. Well, the city is, anyway. The suburbs (particularly the ones to the south of the city) contain more area natives, which makes sense because buying in the suburbs is the only way a … Continue reading

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The Cheese Road

I recently found another route home from work. It takes about the same amount of time, but it’s not on the interstate which means there’s no braking suddenly at 70mph to make my butthole clench into something resembling a knot … Continue reading

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The Pope Formerly Known As the Pope

This past weekend was Mardi Gras in St. Louis. Well. It was Mardi Gras all over the drunk and/or Catholic world, but St. Louis is particularly drunk and Catholic, and also it has the benefit of a French Quarter. Seattle…um … Continue reading

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I Decline on Behalf of Humanity

By now it’s news all over that Megan Phelps-Roper has left the Westboro Baptist Church. She’s 27, the granddaughter of Fred Phelps and the daughter of his equally hateful and batshit daughter Shirley, and she and her sister have left … Continue reading

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