Monthly Archives: August 2008

In Memoriam

The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq: David K. Cooper, 25, of Williamsburg, Ky.; sergeant, Army. Cooper died Wednesday in Baghdad of injuries suffered when his unit was attacked with small-arms fire … Continue reading

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100 Greatest Novels

I grabbed this here list of the 100 greatest English-language novels since 1900 from the aptly named List of the Day. 1.     ULYSSES by James Joyce2.     THE GREAT GATSBY by F. Scott Fitzgerald3.     A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A … Continue reading

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Video Killed the Radio Star

My new favorite band EVAH. 

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In Memoriam

The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan, Bahrain and Iraq:Donald C. Carwile, 29, of Oxford, Va.; first lieutenant, Army. Carwile was one of two soldiers killed Aug. 15 when their vehicle struck a roadside … Continue reading

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Pigs on the Wing

So I learned a few months back that when the Pink Floyd album Animals was released on 8-track, it had extra bridging material to be found nowhere else, a guitar solo joining the two halves of the short bookends which … Continue reading

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Barack Rolling

Pure goodness. 

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In Memoriam

The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait:David J. Badie, 23, of Rockford, Ill.; private first class, Army. Badie was among four soldiers killed Aug. 1 when their vehicle struck a roadside … Continue reading

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