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Where have you gone, Eagle-Eye Cherry?: A tribute to terrible late ’90s hits | Music | The A.V. Club Blog | The A.V. Club

http://www.avclub.com/content/blog/where_have_you_gone_eagle_eye An AV Clubber compiles the Top 40 dreck that soundtracked his college years. Unfortunately, it also soundtracked my college years, which were simultaneous with my record-store working years, to which these were also the soundtrack. I can’t read through this list without a) hearing all of these worming their way back into my brain; […]

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The Wee Free Men – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wee_Free_Men I read some summaries of the Terry Pratchett novel, The Wee Free Men and thought it sounded hilarious. Unfortunately, my second attempt at reading Pratchett proved just as painful as the first (The Wyrd Sisters), so I’m abandoning it after only a handful of pages. I’m not sure what it is about his style […]

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Salvador Dalí – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvador_Dal%C3%AD In his critical review of Dal

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Soft Watch – Salvador Dali

http://www.artsforge.com/gallery_new/macabre/soft_watch.html Ugh. Freakin’ Dali. Interesting bit of trivia that goes a long way to explaining my utter loathing of this narcissistic jerk’s paintings: I suffered an episode of Stendhal Syndrome in front of an unidentified Dali canvas in the Reina Sofia. He had painted his face into a cloud scene and, glimpsing it, I had […]

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