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Your Band Will Never Be My Life, So I Write Fiction, Assface*

October 15, 2010

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I was around 18 when I first read that famous quote that’s often attributed to Elvis Costello—”Writing about music is like dancing about architecture; it’s a really stupid thing to want to do.” I was likely hanging ten in my childhood bedroom, head buried in a Rolling Stone, naive to the fact that a bespectacled […]

Friendship: A Revolution Born in My Social Network

October 6, 2010

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I am only human and so contract a social media flu now and then. One too many inane tweets plus a head-on collision with a holier-than-thou tech clique turned me into Joan Crawford with a case of the Nevada dry heaves last weekend. You'd think, then, that I would've greeted Malcolm Gladwell's recent New Yorker article with a righteous fist pump and a spin in the ole bungee-cord office chair.