Monthly Archives: February 2017

On Moonlight

I have not yet seen “Moonlight,” but will now; not for the Oscar, but because I used to swap between Fuji and Kodak for artistic effect: …the three chapters of the film were designed to imitate different film stocks. The … Continue reading

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On Brave New World

Spivonomist comments on Huxley’s masterpiece with a line guaranteed to intrigue (emphasis mine): If you’re anything like me, you haven’t read Aldous Huxley’s 1932 classic A Brave New World since you were awaiting a slightly overdue deployment in a piss-yellow … Continue reading

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Kangal Dog

Twenty-sixteen was (to put it mildly) a rather rough year for me and those I love, capping a five-year-long midlife crisis extended epiphany. Happily, most everything’s right with my world now, but for the gaping hole left by Alaska’s passing. … Continue reading

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Mandocello Madness!

As a child I wondered why you could not find a acoustic bass guitar. Enter the mandocello: Hat tip: Allison Hayward, whose sighting of Mike Marshall at Wintergrass 2017 spurred me down the rabbit hole. Check this out!

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Rest in Peace, Connie du Toit

via Traction Control: Connie du Toit, beloved wife of Kim du Toit, passed away this afternoon. Readers may recall Kim’s blog introduced me to the concept and importance of the American Rifleman, and inspired me to travel more than a … Continue reading

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