Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Howard Cosell on John Lennon’s Death and “This Sick, Sports-Obsessed Country”

Several places have parts of this interview, but its originally from Jonathan Cott & Christine Doudna, The Ballad of John and Yoko (Dolphin Books 1982), at page 228. This book is a collection of Rolling Stone interviews and miscellaneous remembrances of John Lennon, published a little more than a year after he was killed.

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Thursday, December 3, 2015

Random Pro-Reading/Book Bumber Sticker

Seen yesterday on the streets of New Orleans:



Many variations on this theme are available but the only one I could find with the coffee cup - NICE TOUCH! - is through a shop where you can personalize them for your own store. Need to find me a blank one, or get them for our library.
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Monday, November 16, 2015

Random Nude Art

In the "you never know what you'll find" category, we saw this on a routine walk in our neighborhood over the weekend:

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Sunday, August 2, 2015

Missing Pages in Dune Paperback

I picked up an old paperback of Dune last month - been wanting to re-read it for years. The classic paperback cover:

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Seventh Annual Jazz Fest Global Warming Update

Long story short (and read my past posts from 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, or 2014 for more details), this was the 28th - out of 43 - warmest Jazz Fest. Despite this prediction:

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