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I Am [Not] Ozzy

Last week, I found myself stuck at Heathrow for three hours. I had eight pounds worth of loose change bouncing around in my pocket. Rather than blow it all on candy, I bought a copy of Ozzy Osbourne’s autobiography I … Continue reading

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An Interview With Neil Gaiman

Way back in the winter of 2009, I had the opportunity to interview author/geek legend Neil Gaiman while he was in Portland to promote a film adaptation of his creepy novel Coraline. I later posted it on Another Portland Blog, the … Continue reading

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Toy Story, er…Typewriter Story

Overlooking all the social cliques, there were two types of kids in my elementary school: those with cable and those without. I don’t know what your thoughts are when it comes to kids and exposure to violent movies. My parents … Continue reading

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Infinite Jest Will Set You Free….But Not Until It’s Finished With You

On December 22nd, the first day of winter, I set out to resolve some “unfinished business.”  I decided it was time to finally read David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest from cover to cover. I had attempted this feat twice prior, … Continue reading

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The Infinite Winter Project

When I was sixteen I read a review in Entertainment Weekly about an odd novel by a promising young author named David Foster Wallace. The magazine gave it high marks and, since I considered the writers at EW to be the finest … Continue reading

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