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Dispatches from ExpensiveTownUSA

Turn off the Radio

“I know, I know, It’s an artificial lake, But the swans are real and the trees look great, Put your bite into the bark, and try to take, A little light from the dark before the season breaks” -Artificial Lake – from the forthcoming album Like many, I approach the […]

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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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