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The other 40th anniversary

One of the benefits of having a good revue cinema in your neighbourhood is that it forces you to see old movies you’ve been putting off renting. On Monday I went and saw Close Encounters of the Third Kind at … Continue reading

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Eternal Garage Sale of the Spotless Apartment

Last Saturday a couple of friends and I had a garage sale. I came away from the experience learning two things: I’m not cut out to work with the public. Unless it’s signed by Picasso, you’re stuff ain’t worth shit. … Continue reading

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