Monthly Archives: May 2013

Desert Island Album #3: Elliott Smith

The album cover: A bleak, nearly monochromatic image of a couple of figures falling (perhaps having jumped?) from a building. Elliott Smith’s name appears to hover in midair in Smith’s handwritten script, barely legible due to its pale yellow color. … Continue reading

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I Love You More

My favorite Beatles song is In My Life. I love the song because, even though it’s a love song, it has a melancholy feel, as John Lennon recalls places, friends, and lovers from his childhood, things he’ll never forget, but … Continue reading

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Six Years Later, the Dubs Strike Again

Last night the Golden State Warriors did what I predicted they would not be not be able to, and completed a first round upset of the Denver Nuggets. I thought I’d take a quick look at the series, why the … Continue reading

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