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The Way You Swing Your Head While Strolling Fancy Free

Pixies, Head Carrier – It seems that this album was released with little fanfare, but then, I don’t keep up with Frank Black news like I used to. He actually hasn’t put out a solo album in some time, which … Continue reading

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Sounds Like Arius Was on the Naughty List

I’ve written before about St. Nicholas, the fourth-century Bishop of Myra who eventually morphed into today’s Santa Claus, and whose feast day is today (well, actually yesterday at this point, thanks to the lines at Walmart). The most famous story … Continue reading

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Go Find Your Saint

We’ve just finished with All Saints’ Day, and we’re technically into All Souls’ Day. I’m not sure what comes after that, but All Snacks Day would be nice. Basically, the end of October and beginning of November marked the beginning … Continue reading

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