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I Witness

Easter Bunny outside Carmen’s on Seventh Avenue, Park Slope, Brooklyn, Sunday April 12. Thanks for making people smile....
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Mick Jones: Rock & Roll Librarian

Not that I thought it was possible, but Mick Jones has gone up further in my estimation. Last Tuesday, while in London, I squeezed in a quick visit to ChelseaSpace,...
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I Witness

A pair of bald eagles have been nesting by the Ashokan Reservoir since January. You can usually see the nest by asking the small crowds of amateur bird-watchers with long...
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Richard Goldstein: The Original Rock Journalist?

It’s not quite as hot a debate as naming the first rock’n’roll single, but it’s an interesting one all the same. Who was the first true rock writer? Who took...
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The Fanzine Library

An old Scottish friend from New York City, Lincoln Rose, sent me this news story over the weekend: The National Library of Scotland is to embark on the laborious task...
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Melody Makers and Shakers

Not the worst place to hold a party: the Elks Lodge, New Brunswick, right in the heart of town. Last Saturday Posie and I traveled down to New Brunswick, New...
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And the Oscars go to… the Brits

It was another resounding victory for the mother country last night, with the Anglo-Indian production Slumdog Millionaire picking up eight Oscars, and additional trophies going to Kate Winslett, along with...
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Slumdogs of the World Unite

We finally got to see Slumdog Millionaire last night, courtesy of a friend’s review copy. (We rarely go to first run movies any more, though I had a chance to...
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