Month: October 2006

  • About the new tunes

    From the “g-l-o-r-i-a-,-or-a-trip-to-Virgin-on-the-way-home-from-Union-Square-my-God-I-love-New-York” department. Dexter Gordon’s Our Man in Paris, and Sonny Rollins’

  • In a station of the metro

    About three weeks ago, heading downtown on the 4, I saw a kid who looked to be about 15, wearing a t-shirt that said the following: Things to do today: 1 Your Mother 2 Your Sister

  • A la recherche du vinyle perdu

    My passage into adulthood was marked in a manner appropriate for suburban youth in a consumerist culture: my first solo flight to the mall. Or, at least, the first one that was fully sanctioned by the authorities. And I had a mission, to buy a record album–another first. For the sake of posterity, I’m glad […]

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