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"It Was More About The Effort To Survive": A Chat About Everybody Loves Our Town
August 20, 2015 – 8:50 AM | 4 Comments
"It Was More About The Effort To Survive": A Chat About <em>Everybody Loves Our Town</em>

Mark Blankenship joins me to talk about Mark Yarm's oral history of grunge.

Twomato Concentrate: 15 July 2015
July 15, 2015 – 12:02 PM | 3 Comments
Twomato Concentrate: 15 July 2015

Managers, Watchmen, and more stuff I'm thinking about.

Living history: Mangione's The Dream And The Deal
April 19, 2015 – 10:57 AM | No Comment
Living history: Mangione's <em>The Dream And The Deal</em>

It's hard to describe what I found so appealing about Jerre Mangione's The Dream And The Deal.

The Last Stand: The unknowable
April 10, 2015 – 3:13 PM | 13 Comments
<em>The Last Stand</em>: The unknowable

I wondered, at a certain point in Nathaniel Philbrick's detailed narrative of Custer's Last Stand, why he was spending such a long time on other soldiers in another company, on another hill, trying to survive …

Sympathy For The Dullsville
March 16, 2015 – 12:15 PM | One Comment
Sympathy For The Dullsville

Robert Greenfield's Exile On Main St. is a season in hell with thirdhand gossip.

DC/10: Channel 10
November 10, 2014 – 12:42 PM | One Comment
DC/10: Channel 10

Donate to a project with one day left; win a book!

DC/10: The Power Of Vine
November 6, 2014 – 8:53 AM | 15 Comments
DC/10: The Power Of Vine

Let's Ask The Readers how we're doing!

The Redemption Of Ethan Hawke
September 8, 2014 – 12:59 PM | 5 Comments
The Redemption Of Ethan Hawke

And other fun stuff from Peter Biskind's Down And Dirty Pictures.

Bonar Menninger's Mortal Error
May 27, 2014 – 8:39 AM | 4 Comments
Bonar Menninger's <em>Mortal Error</em>

Like a Magic Eye puzzle, once you see Howard Donahue's explanation of JFK's death, you can't unsee it.

The Vine: March 21, 2014
March 21, 2014 – 10:24 AM | 29 Comments
The Vine: March 21, 2014

My friends and I recall a certain scene opening from a book, but can't remember which book. It's kinda driving us crazy.