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Monthly Archives: October 2013

This Time, We Can’t Lose

I read, awhile back, that today is the tenth anniversary of the death of Elliott Smith. I’ve written (many times) before about how much I love Smith’s music; I found it around the time that XO was released, at which … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 366 Songs

“Listen, The Sky Will Sing this Song as it Burns Up All The Memories”

This song has been in my head ever since I saw Mirah perform it with the Portland Symphony this past weekend, for two reasons in particular. Firstly, the bridge(?) melody that starts at 0:58 and the way it acts as … Continue reading

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Embarrassed By My (Not-So-Young) Youth, Part 23

In a moment that’s oddly fitting — or, at least one that’s demonstrative of my weeks these days — I ended up being too busy to remember that this past Wednesday was the 10th anniversary of the start of Fanboy … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 Nostalgiaville, Writingthoughts

That Would Be Something

I’ve been on a “Paul McCartney’s solo career immediately after the Beatles” kick lately, after realizing just how much I’d underrated his work on those last couple of Beatles albums. There’s a lot happening in McCartney in particular that feels … Continue reading

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One More Thing

The first draft for a thing for Time that ended up being rewritten from scratch and, bizarrely, about an entirely different television show altogether (although, if/when it goes live, you will see mention of Columbo in there). *** Somehow, more … Continue reading

October 16, 2013 Writingthoughts , ,

Behind The Scenes, Part 23

I feel like my subconscious is making some kind of religious suggestion with the pattern of these files on my desktop. (All of these are stories that are finished and submitted to various places — I keep them around in … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 Writingthoughts

I’m The Most Important Guy in This Bestiary

Got myself a copy of Alec: The Years Have Pants from the recent online sale from Top Shelf Comix, and read through it last night — it reminded me how weirdly important Eddie Campbell was to my development both as … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 Nostalgiaville, Writingthoughts ,