Monthly Archives: December 2015

Five doves and many small dogs

I came across an apology from 2011, and back-tracked to try to figure out what happened. This took place on fivedoves.com, a website started by John Tng, Jim Bramlett, and three like-minded people in 1997, to “proclaim… the soon return … Continue reading

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I back-dated my license to kill, was that not okay?

There’s this host of an Outdoor Channel show, who also does shooting tips for a shotgun company. While on a bear-hunting trip for the show, the star messed up in a big way, shot too many bears, and cooked up … Continue reading

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Why so troubled by a contextual rap?

At a Deerhunter concert at the Orange Peel in early December, lead singer/guitarist Bradford Cox told a long rambling story about the first time Deerhunter appeared at the Peel in 2007. Smashing Pumpkins had a week-long run there, and then-obscure … Continue reading

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That old story – and now I bet you want to borrow money

Sumac’s still in Antarctica, where people are awfully damned nice. They say sorry a lot, but not because they’ve done anything worth mentioning. Then when they secretly zip-tie a person’s leg to a chair leg, they just laugh. Sumac used … Continue reading

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It won’t happen again, so shut up about it.

November 28th, 1979, an Air New Zealand sightseeing flight to Antarctica smashed into Mount Erebus, instantly killing everyone aboard. It was the first air disaster in New Zealand’s history and is still the worst. The sightseeing flights began in 1977. … Continue reading

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