Monthly Archives: February 2009

somehow, today is a perfect day

i’ll start with something from the “mind your brain” glossary; 5 – Construction – A mental process in which a learner takes many separate pieces of information and uses them to build an overall understanding or interpretation of an event. … Continue reading

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when expletive deleted becomes expletive repeated

when expletive deleted becomes expletive repeated about two years ago at goodbye blue monday, matthew varville (counterperson, puppeteer  and musician, all “extraordinaire”) expressed interest in having a curse word competition. we had one and an art and gem-encrusted soft-cushioned toilet … Continue reading

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this week’s highlights – all free

Some highlights for the coming week at Goodbye Blue Monday –  the heart of freeform music, ten-tons of vinyl, books, tchotchkes and extreme eyecandy overload in Bushwick and beyond.  Located at 1087 Broadway (JMZ to Myrtle or J to Kosciusco) … Continue reading

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the general motors of religion is up to old scams…oh, and by the way….

with the mack-daddy in dire straits – the roman catholic boys club on the ropes, this might be a sign from heaven (or from the grifting lizards from mars). they’re up to selling indulgences again according to this new york … Continue reading

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down boy……easy…easy……now; just….turn…off…that….radio

i listen to npr in the morning. or what i call the morning. sometimes i’m writing this stuff till all hours or hiding in the light of a film from 1938. i just started to reread johnny got his gun … Continue reading

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it’s all vague to me now.

after spending time with maxx out there in the land of the grifting lizards, awkwardly climbing those man-made concrete battlements – semi-globe hills covered with dirt and vegetation, that biblical line rang in, “they will beat their swords into plowshares … Continue reading

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static on the TV – as i said, you ARE seeing the oldest electrons in the universe

 a couple of times i’ve written about TV static and how, when you look at it, you’re looking at some of the oldest stuff in the universe. as i hid upstairs tonight, i went on my info hunt and came … Continue reading

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i had so many ideas in my head while i was driving…

what happened? i was a heaping mass of profundities. i had about as many things floating around in my head as there are links and websites that use this word, like this one by audrey lee and this other other … Continue reading

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NBC didn’t send the truck, but…..

we were all a little bit let down on inauguration day. we thought we were gonna have an NBC camera crew here to testify the obama inauguration-michael jackson “thriller” dance-off. i thought they went to the other broadway (there’s one … Continue reading

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it’s disturberating how the news is like running your teeth across a chalk board

it’s all exposed nerves getting cold air blasted at them like in “marathon man.” the democrats don’t understand that republicans are not and never will be “bipartisan. they want a one-party system. they want control. they will not budge from … Continue reading

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