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Weekend update

Friday night: 1,430th Man Man show. More importantly I got to see Ryan and meet his friends Martin, Marc, and Charlyne. Saturday night: Diesel circus, M.I.A. interview for Pitchfork.tv–she’s got that very serene pregnancy glow about her. ...

In the liner notes

A couple weeks ago I logged into 43Things, a goal-tracking website, for the first time in a year or so. I was happy to see I had achieved some of the goals I wrote down then, happy to see others (try the world’s hottest hot sauce? I’ve tried ...

The Rip Off

Yes, but not this rocker. I am returning ten overdue library books today and realizing I haven’t read a new book in a month. I feel like I’ve been busy, writing (tba) little things for Paper, Paste, and Spin this month, still working on Paper ...

Taking all takers

Seeing Ryan/Man Man1 this weekend started me thinking about family, given or created. I’ve also been watching episodes of Intervention, a TV show about addiction and family. In particular I was impressed with Cristy’s family, a group of people ...

I saw Man Man At The Spiegeltent

Tenth Man Man show in about a year. They keep getting better. Really. The show was supposed to start around midnight, but actually started sometime after, because the Spiegeltent had hosted one of their burlesque shows just before. Cover was $15, and ...