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These Pretzels Are Making Me Thirsty

I like to play games with my family at the dinner table. Sometimes it’s Mad Libs or the telephone game. Sometimes we make up our own. The latest is called “These Pretzels are Making Me Thirsty.” It’s based on a book I recently read called Actions: The Actors’ Thesaurus. Here’s […]

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Dick Dale

I’ve been performing since 1955. I’m going to have to keep performing till I die because I’m not going to die in some rocking chair with a big ol’ beer belly. Dick Dale (1937-2019)

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Speaking Under Correction

I’m currently reading The State of the Union: Essays in Social Criticism by Albert Jay Nock (1870-1945). When Nock offered an opinion on a subject with which he was unfamiliar, he’d preface it with the phrase, “I speak under correction.” This phrase, which seems to have peaked in popularity in […]

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Tom Petty

“A good song should give you a lot of images; you should be able to make your own little movie in your head to a good song.” – Tom Petty (1950 – 2017)