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#68 "Extremism & The Crusades"

The ‘Sterds discuss religious extremism and The Crusades. In other words, fairly light stuff.

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Creative Commons Music: “Habitual Ritual” by Revolution Void… 25 more words


The Hipster - An Indie, Eco-friendly, Progressive James Dean With Dingy Rags (Blog)

“Busboys and Poets.”

The two words, in my mind at least, imply a mystical realm replete with pens and paper, where starving scribes would sit for solitary days, exploiting their experiences for all they’re worth. 1,138 more words

Bloc Blogs

tiny troubles, getting their due.

Portlandia (the oft cited – and frequently maligned – reason many people are flocking to Portland) will be airing a spoof of tiny living on their show this week. 124 more words

sister sister

Mills is my best friend.

She’s also my sister. We’re really close in age (14 months…my mom used to dress us alike and tell us we were Irish twins) and even when we pretended like we didn’t like each other in our middle school days, we’ve always been close. 255 more words

Books & Movies

Gazing Into the Fire

There’s a plaintive thought in an as yet unreleased new song, “Rest,” by the recording artist Sam Fowles, that speaks of being in the wind, longing for shelter, but accepting there are places we still have to go, so we go anyway, hoping for rest, traveling on. 658 more words

Live Music Portland

#30 - Let's Talk Jerky!

In this episode, I chatted with entrepreneur, Mike Shur, about his company, ShurkyJurky, which offers “a brand new take on simple snack food.” Plus: comedian, Timothy Blackton, reminisces the previous news week. 64 more words


Jonesing for Vacation

I’ve been in a travel rut lately. Ever since going back to school, I’ve been writing Italian papers, reading endless SF for my World Science Fiction class, and constantly battling to catch up for all the work I’m not doing. 534 more words

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