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Economic Cuts

Do any British readers remember the ads the Economist magazine used to place in the tube stations, across from the platforms, about how their writers were trained to live up...
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Back Up!

We got hit by a mega-storm earlier this week; heavy rain and high winds buffeting our part of the Catskills and turning to blizzard conditions at higher altitude. The snow...
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Signs of the Times 5: The Asbury Park Boardwalk

Some clapper-board examples of what made the Asbury Park Boardwalk so pleasant when we spent a beautiful Sunday strolling up and down it, following the James show at the Stone...
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The iJamming! Weekly Download (of sorts): Jon Stewart

I got an e-mail this week from a close friend in Australia, who had just discovered American comedian/hero Jon Stewart, via his interview with Tony Blair last week. This could...
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The iJamming! Weekly Download: The Juan MacLean

Not going to take too long to talk this one up. In essence, DFA’s other superstars, The Juan MacLean, have just dropped a fresh MP3 over at rcrdlbl.com for free...
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Burning Man: The Playa Provides

There’s a saying at Burning Man. Actually, there are several, including “Welcome To Burning Man: Where Nature Makes a Serious Effort to Kill You” and every pyromaniac’s favorite friend, “Safety...
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September 11: The American Dream

The theme of Burning Man this year was the American Dream, which makes today, September 11, an appropriate time to start sharing some pictures from our visit to Burning Man,...
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Take me to Nevada

A perfect moment: Campbell and I in a rental car on the Bay Bridge, a brilliant sunset filling the Pacific sky to our left, leaving behind memories of two fantastic...
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