Monthly Archives: December 2005

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And if you thought the Mercury Rev show was cozy

…Check out Levon Helm’s gigs – in his own barn. Will Hermes writes in Sunday’s NY Times about the former Band drummer and ongoing Woodstocker who brings the audience –...
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As the Mercury falls, Mercury Rev rises

Reasons to love Mercury Rev at the Bearsville Theater, Friday December 16 1) This was my first show at The Bearsville Theater, part of a standalone complex built by Bob...
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It’s a Mac, Mac, Mac World

Everyone knows that the Mac owns but a fraction of the computer market. But here at Gorilla Coffee, all six laptops currently using the free wi-fi are Macs. Can anyone...
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Postcard from (Safe European) Home

There aren’t too many things I really miss about living in Park Slope. Except the Food Co-Op. And Gorilla Coffee, whose premises I’m sitting in right now, wired to the...
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Best Case Scenario

Just after posting the second part of my Finger Lakes Wine Visit last week, I opened up the Hosmer Dry Riesling 2004 that we brought back with us and was...
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Happiness Is Never Having To say You’re sorry…

One more on the Anglo-American tip, and this one only took me a week to get around to. Last week’s Village Voice included an essay by James Westcott entitled Against...
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People Like Us?

If you’re dangerously observant, you may notice that this post and the one below fall into a new Category, Anglo-American, which has always been where this site excels, and how...
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A Pollo Farewell

What with broadband internet, satellite TV and the like, news travels in micro-seconds these days. But sometimes, news that isn’t actually front page news takes a while longer to sink...
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