The Dependent Clause

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"There is no more dangerous gift to posterity than a few cleverly turned platitudes." - F Scott Fitzgerald

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: music, Northeast Minneapolis, Minneapolis music, music scene, photography, arts

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An Unceremonious Interruption on Feb 22, 2010 in General, blog, bloggingSo, I think I’m going to put this blog into semi-retirement. I just don’t update it enough anymore to feel right calling it “my blog.” Most of my posting these days is on Tumblr. So that’s where I’ll turn my atten...



Timo Maas: “Bad Days” on Feb 18, 2010 in Iowa City, Music, 2002, nostalgia, Timo Maas, yogaMy yoga DVD has an excellent workout.* But I hate the music. Like much yoga music, it ranges from bland to treacly to offensively annoying. So I recently took the routine’s instructions from the DVD and combined that audio with my own mix of do...



The Wapsipinicon – “Get Out of My Town” on Feb 10, 2010 in General, Boy With Stick, Cloud Cult, Minneapolis, Music, Nolan, Seymore Saves The World, Shawn Neary, , The WapsipiniconFor several years I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Minneapolis supermusician Shawn Neary, whom I first met when his old band, Boy With Stick, played with my old band, Nolan. He’s from Iowa too, and when I moved up to Minneapolis he’...



Book Review(?): Mary Karr, Lit on Feb 3, 2010 in , addiction, David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest, Mary Karr, memoir, Minnesota ReadsI want my reading regimen for 2010 to be at least more robust than last year’s, which isn’t saying much—I’d have to read more than five books to last year’s total (hey—these YouTube videos aren’t going to wat...



Art Shanties 2010 on Feb 1, 2010 in Images, MinneapolisMore here. Art Shanties here. Related Posts:Photos: Christmas 2009Iceborne Artistic EventThe Hoi PolloiThe day after tomorrowApparently my friends and I have all gone apeshit for Jenga.



12 Rods: “Accidents Waiting to Happen” on Jan 25, 2010 in General, 12 Rods, Dismemberment Plan, Minneapolis, MusicSince I made my students do a freewrite today, I figured it was only fair that I do it too. The prompt was “Write about whatever song is stuck in your head right now.” All day, I’ve had “Accidents Waiting to Happen” by 1...