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Dispatches from ExpensiveTownUSA

Advent in Brooklyn

Advent in Brooklyn Already two bottles of liquor on the counter at Meat Market. Customer appreciation, the Brooklyn-Italian way. It produces a feeling akin to the season’s first airing of ‘Fairytale of New York’. By Christmas week there’ll be nine or ten half empty bottles on the shelf. Hard liquor […]

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In the Confession Box with E.W. Harris

    Confession Box Songs: Week 4 Last night Steve Goulding asked the very fair question, “The Confession Box? Is it small and judgmental?”, “Does it at least smell of incense?” No, an no. It’s a song club, in bar in the Upper East Side of Manhattan.  A filtered songwriter […]

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Florence and the Machine, James Connolly and Michael Stipe

Thursday May 12th, 2016 – Midtown Rooftop Proposal Dispatches from ExpensiveTownUSA Brazil’s president has been impeached. I saw two dead baby birds on my 8 minute walk to the train. The sun is shining. I still feel like a bit of a knob every time I wear sunglasses. Thanks Bono. […]

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