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Thank You, That Was Terrible (or A Celebration Of Mediocrity In Culture)

So, sometimes I like to look at or listen to things that aren’t that good. Let me explain. A lot of the mainstream releases that come to us are the product of a large team of professionals with many years

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How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love My Twisted Ankle

So, I went for a walk today. It’s been a terrible spring so far with the temperature far below normal. Despite the chill wind, I had to get out of the apartment for a while to clear my head. Anyway,

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Be My Valentine (or What’s Love Got To Do With It)

So since Christmas, I’ve noticed that page views for my blogs have been way down. I’ve heard the same complaint from other bloggers as well, so it’s not just me. (Phew. Although I wouldn’t blame you. I wouldn’t read this

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Posted in 3(Blah) + 3(Yada) = (Blog)

One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Pleasure (or You’re Not Going To Throw That Out Are You?)

So, I have to admit – I have a fondness for other people’s junk. Since I was young lad, I have loved pouring over garage sales, thrift stores, and especially second-hand bookstores. Granted there is a lot of useless trash

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Tea With The Drama Queen (or It’s Not A Tumor)

So I woke up this morning with a headache, so my first thought is, of course – brain tumor – because it couldn’t just be a headache. There must be some underlying, devastating cause for me to be in so

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I Must Be A Hipster (or How To Write A Good Blog)

Only really cool people like you read this blog. At least that’s what I tell myself. Every now and then, I’ll be reading someone else’s blog and they’ll let us peek behind the curtain and see how many views or

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Posted in Best Of Verbatim Gibberish, Things I know less about than I think

Simile (or Love Is A Four Letter Word)

In response to the Weekly Writing Challenge: Easy As Pie from The Daily Post at Simile (A Poem by The Clueless Troubadour) Love is like a helium balloon Let it go and it flies away Hold it too close

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Challenge Accepted (or WTF WordPress)

Ugh!. Now I think they’re trying to spite me. WordPress has Freshly Pressed themselves about how to get Freshly Pressed. SO meta… And if you still don’t know what I’m talking about Photo courtesy of

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Posted in Announcements, I'm Just Saying, Whine Tasting

This Post Has Everything (or Go On, I Dare You)

So I figure the secret to a successful blog is getting people to read it. Okay, that might seem obvious, but bear with me for a moment. Now, the best way to get people to read your blog is either

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Letting The Air Out (or If You Could Walk A Mile In My Shoes)

There’s nothing so humbling as a flat tire. So I was driving my mother to the hospital (Don’t worry, not an emergency, just some elective surgery, but with cancellation fees and wait times being what they are, it’s a good

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