Monthly Archives: July 2007

OLD FAITHFUL

well, this was scary. exactly eight blocks away from the office. we walked calmly down all five flights. the whole block standing outside, the smoke was pluming up. people outside, yelling : run! run! run! a whole gang of folks … Continue reading

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CRACKERS IN BED

Saltines crumbling, that is, not white people humping. Or maybe white people humping, too. Thinkin bout Will C’s all-country, all-the-time dictum, I downloaded some sex-love-and-aching-heart classics by that H-Town stunna, Barbara Mandrell (vague early ’80s memory: my tia Luce used … Continue reading

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EIS KAFFEE

= basically the only word I know in German. It’s phonetic, and it’s functional. Gotten me through some hard times on Berlin vacations. Not sure if “Floss” by German cirque du soleil rocksemble Mia (not MIA!) is a direct translation. … Continue reading

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THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION

More reports from Sarah’s new life in the middle east: “Haha, perezhilton is banned in The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Good. I don’t need to look at that shit anyways.”

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KELLS, URSH: THE “I” IN “IM”

Ezra sent the above. I’m not sure where he got it, but wouldn’t be surprised if he made it. FRIENDPPRECIATION STATS #245: EZRA ACE FRIENDS SINCE: 2001 (2002?) ROAD TRIPS: 1 One March, a few years ago, Ezra and I … Continue reading

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IS THIS FOR REAL OR IS IT JUST ANOTHER DREAM?

I love the idea of doing something physical and corporeal to reconcile mental and spiritual gaps, to seal cracks: My preoccupation with swimming across rivers started in 2001. A close friend had died, my own half-century mark was approaching and … Continue reading

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From the Post: Obama’s Tightrope

America’s best lawyer/DJ/writer/pundit, Will C., sent this from the Washington Post. Makes some excellent points – particularly the part about Hillary pointing out racial disparity in AIDS-afflicted women – and I wonder whether some of the topics and plans Obama … Continue reading

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THE TRANSFORMATION: I NEED YA RIGHT NOW!

Kanye West’s “Stronger” video. I wonder if Spank Rock is salty that homeslice is totally jacking his flow. Granted, he sounds like Spank Rock on a particularly self-censurious day. And bored. Sampling daft punk. Donning slat glasses. He sounds like … Continue reading

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CAUSE I’M A BOSS.

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OPEN LETTER TO CLIVE DAVIS

Dear Clive, You have a pretty good track record but if what they’re saying is true, you were wrong this time. Kelly Clarkson’s album is fucking awesome. Did you read her interview in the latest Elle magazine? She is a … Continue reading

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