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Snapshots

– I am attending Ebertfest next week in Champaign, Illinois. Last year was my first year attending. I had just been hired as a Rogerebert.com contributor (by Roger himself – such an honor), and he had passed away only a … Continue reading

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– Am finally reading The Flamethrowers: A Novel and it is as good as the press it was getting. Within 2 or 3 pages, I thought, “Oh. I get why everyone is talking about this book now.” Great plot, fascinating … Continue reading

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– My new nephew is now here among us on earth, and I haven’t met him yet, but I have seen pictures and have received no less than 152 texts in the last four days from my brother to all … Continue reading

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– Allison and I, while in Boston, were snowbound in our hotel on Sunday afternoon. We lay in bed and watched the documentary “The Armstrong Lie”, about Lance Armstrong. It’s fascinating and outrageous. We are a little bit obsessed with … Continue reading

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– Almost done with The Richard Burton Diaries. An extraordinary document. My God, what a mind. The diaries often make me laugh out loud, but there’s this hugely tragic keen in them, the lure of alcohol which was a losing … Continue reading

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– I’ve been re-reading The Complete Essays of Mark Twain. He is so hilarious, there are times I have to put the book down and guffaw to myself. It’s amazing, how much his personality comes through his language. Not all … Continue reading

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– No way around it. These glasses help elevate the mood. I like to wear them in a blasé manner out in public as though nothing is weird or wrong. Very hard to feel that life is a gloomy affair … Continue reading

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– Busy busy. Busy writing, busy getting over a killer flu which laid me flat for five straight days. Dammit. I have spent the time sleeping, writing, binge-watching Supernatural (I’m only on season 3, don’t spoil it), and reading Victor … Continue reading

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– I have what amounts to two full-time jobs right now. It is good, money-wise, and requires me to be super-organized (not really my strong suit). I bought a dry-erase calendar, and use it religiously. I can’t believe it’s taken … Continue reading

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Snapshots from Saturday’s Party

It was in Brooklyn. I was there for four hours. In that four hours, I had in-depth hilarious awesome conversations with many different people, some I know well, others I was meeting for the first time. I love going to … Continue reading

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