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Is The Offering Of Doughnuts A Small Kindness Inside Of The Wild Kindness?

Since the first days of this blog, it’s been readily apparent, I’m sure, that I’m a big fan of David Berman and the Silver Jews. But it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything Jews’ related. That changes today. With … Continue reading

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Google’s Tracing My Movements From Point A To Point B?

In regards to the title, the answer is probably not — well, not completely. I thought of it though when I saw a big fancy word in the academic article I had to read this morning and I searched to … Continue reading

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“Discovering” James Tate

Well, the Pulitzer Prize winner is new to me at least. Or, I should say, his words are. I had heard of him from the blurb on Actual Air and I knew from reading interviews that David Berman had studied … Continue reading

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Proof That It’s Not All Rainbow Dumbness

Online commenters and message boards often get tagged as exhibits A and B for why “the worldwide web is an incorrigibly hostile environment.” Content trawlers love to “pick on barely literate commenters” while nutpicking is one of the grand, if … Continue reading

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