Posts Categorized: Life

To my readers

Dear reader, We need to talk. As you’ve undoubtedly noticed, something’s been up for quite some time now. For much of the past year, it seems that almost all I’ve written here are bits about bands I’ve seen and books I’ve read. There’s a couple of reasons for that. Sometime last year, I had a… Read more »

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Fifteen Seconds of Internet Fame

Last week, on his 66th birthday, mr. Loaf started a two-month engagement in Las Vegas. The Guardian wrote about it on their website, and heck, they even mentioned me: To capture the true beauty of the Steinloaf collaboration, you have to visit the corners of the internet where intense musical nerds dwell. And so, their… Read more »


Remember l’espirit d’escalier? So, today, when I was telling a colleague about my weekend, that I had six friends coming over for diner and I made this amazing risotto with tomato braised chicken and balsamic marinated strawberries for desert, she said to me that I’d make an amazing son-in-law, and I was all, like, “I… Read more »

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Seen Live: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band

When Bruce Springsteen announced his 2013 European tour, I had already bought a ticket to see Iron Maiden two days after his show in The Netherlands. My first thought was: well, if I go see Springsteen on Sunday and Maiden on Tuesday, you can saw off my legs just above the knees on Wednesday. ‘Cause… Read more »

London calling

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band — London Calling After all this, won’t you give me a smile?

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