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Let Us Contemplate the Sadness of a Banjo-Playing Frog

One thing I noticed in the book Yama Yama Land, by Grace Duffie Boylan, was a reference to a giant frog playing a tennis racquet like a banjo. Picture by Edgar Keller So what’s the connection between frogs and banjos? … Continue reading

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Hope Is a Liar, a Cheat, and a Tease

Four reviews of albums that came out fairly recently: Posies, Blood/Candy – I wasn’t much of a fan of their comeback album from a few years ago, Every Kind of Light, as I felt it lacked zest. I like this … Continue reading

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