Category Archives: Music


No explanation required. Dedicated to my mom, my grandmas, my aunties, mis primas, my students.

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“I run this land you understand, I make myself clear!”

The first time I saw this album CD cassette cover it was hot off the presses in the fall of ’86. I was a high school junior listening to it in the little red (was it a Datsun?) pick up truck of … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Perfection, Part 2

Ahh… the Illusion of Perfection. So illusory (and elusive) that people actually believe they can not only obtain perfection, but that it might matter. I have long been called a perfectionist, by myself and others I suspect. My grade school … Continue reading

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Going to leave this brokedown palace, On my hands and knees, I will roll, roll, roll. I went to see a friend tonight that I had not seen in years. We were thinking that it had probably been Pre-Y2K the … Continue reading

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Washing out the dirty laundry…

Dirty little secrets Dirty little lies We got our dirty little fingers in everybody’s pie We love to cut you down to size We love dirty laundry I generally have the news on in the morning while I am getting … Continue reading

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One of the best love stories of all time. Like, totally fer sure.

I’ll stop the world and melt with you You’ve seen the difference and It’s getting better all the time There’s nothing you and I won’t do I’ll stop the world and melt with you I own this movie, though I … Continue reading

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I am not broody. But I do like to rock.

When I heard about this show at first I was feeling sort of tepid. I mean, I love a good Victims Family show, and Jello Biafra is certainly worth the price of admission (or, what I thought would be the … Continue reading

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