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Ham On Rye

Charles Bukowski is a writer I’ve been hearing about, off and on, for years.  He has been referenced in songs of musical artists I follow, as well as friends recommending his work.  Still, I didn’t find the time to actually read one of his books until my recent vacation. Ham On Rye is a seemingly […]

Wolf In White Van

Having completed Catch 22 a month ago, it was time to pick up a new book. I’d asked for a Wolf In White Van during Christmas. John Darnielle is one of my all time favorite writers, but only as a singer songwriter in the Mountain Goats.  His song writing is truly exceptional, taking on all […]

Forgotten Things

Oh those forgotten things. Forgotten and remembered today. While up at the lake for Thanksgiving I forgot the McCarthy trilogy I’d been reading in Alexandria, Minnesota with about 50 pages left.  So that’s on hold.  I also forgot my extremely warm winter vest in Cloquet, Minnesota. In the mean time I’ve started rereading a classic […]

Infinite Jest by Davide Foster Wallace

I really didn’t know what I was getting into, honestly. Back in early October of last year, I pointed to a few videos around the idea of “this is water” and after decided that I should read some of his works.  It seemed that “Infinite Jest” was his most remarked and well reflected upon book, […]

Hard Hitting Pieces #1

I think I’m going to start posting a few things that really hit me hard, for whatever reason.  Exhibit 1A:  Mountain Goats, Have To Explode. Yes, this video is somewhat lame, but I wanted a “true” recording and this was fast to find. Darnielle is something special. … Tile floor of the bathroom Scrubbed clean […]

  
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