Monthly Archives: March 2006

The Man Who Always Peaked Too Soon

I borrowed the subject from a series of drawings by Tom Wolfe about a man, beginning in the late 1950’s, who adopted/embraced a series of lifestyle changes but was always several years ahead of when they actually became popular. (greaser … Continue reading

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Finished one of the books in my “to be read” pile – ‘What Really Happened To The Class Of ’65?’ by Michael Medved(film critic, talk show host) and David Wallechinsky(son of author Irving Wallace). The 370 pages went too quickly … Continue reading

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friends shouldn’t let friends see bad movies

A guy I knew growing up starting about the 4th grade until we lost contact around 1982 used to be what I would consider a normal easy going type of person. He was as friendly and courteous as anyone I … Continue reading

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In a previous post I included this quote as the only line in Thomas Pynchon’s ‘V.’ which resonated with me- “Being an ectomorph he was inclined to brood.” (yes, that caused me to brood a little after looking up ‘ectomorph’ … Continue reading

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On a two day business trip to Miami and one of the books I brought along for airport reading was Aldous Huxley’s ‘Brave New World Revisited’. It’s a non-fiction review of the world in the late ’50s and where it … Continue reading

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what I’ve been spending time doing instead of posting

Some of the recent additions in the “to be read” pile (here).

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Located in the middle of Fort Mill, South Carolina is one of my favorite “thrift” shops where I picked up yet another strange but interesting record album to add to my collection yesterday. It’s titled ‘Beethoven Bittersweet’ by “Benninghoff” who … Continue reading

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