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She Said It’s All Gonna End And It Might As Well Be My Fault

March 28, 2014 by

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This song is weird and I don’t know what the video means. But it feels lost and confused in the middle of the night and that’s about right for this book, so… She said it’s cold outside and she hands me my raincoat She’s always worried about things like that / And she only sleeps […]

Their Eyes Are on the Sky or the Ground Below

March 21, 2014 by

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This one’s a little more metaphorical and I can’t explain because spoilers. Also, I am very, very sleepy. So… here’s some… pretty music with birds in it? I’m going to nap now. I’d rather be the one who loves than to be loved and never even know  

Don’t Care. I’m a Bear.

March 18, 2014 by

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I leave this here without comment.  

Love the Way You Think, But I Hate the Way You Act

March 7, 2014 by

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This song is all weird metaphors and mellow tuneage. I like it until I start to think about it too much and then I start to read consent issues into the lyrics that are… probably not there? Maybe not there? I don’t know. Overthinking song lyrics rarely gets you anywhere. Now I love to feel […]

Career Options

March 4, 2014 by

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I’m not sure if it’s all artists or simply all children that possess this sort of moral ambiguity but it’s certainly an option I considered when I was young.  

A Moderately Hilarious Problem

February 13, 2014 by

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Gilligan opens the front door. Me: I have a moderately hilarious problem. Gilligan: Did you lock yourself out of the house? Me: Nooo… See? Keys. (Holds them up.) I dropped my phone in the sink. Gilligan: Ah. Me: And then I was going to put it in some rice. But it turns out we don’t have […]

Brimming With the Words That Go Unsung

February 7, 2014 by

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This song is about dancing in supermarket aisles. Or loving the wrong person. One of those. The part I’ve quoted below is very… well, it could be one of my characters saying that. The other one’s a little more likely to dance in supermarket aisles though. I like the juxtaposition of the happy  music and […]

Racing the Red Queen

January 16, 2014 by

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I run. It’s a thing that I do.* Every weekday.** When I’ve got it together.*** I run on a treadmill.**** It makes me feel like I’m in Alice Through the Looking Glass, running the Red Queen’s race.      “Well, in our country,” said Alice, still panting a little, “you’d generally get to somewhere else — if […]

This is Not My Beautiful House. This is Not My Beautiful Wife.

January 8, 2014 by

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Do you ever get that feeling where you’re standing around in your own house and you suddenly think, “I live here” and that seems totally weird to you? Or you’re sitting with your feet up and you look down the stretch of your legs and go, “Wow, my legs are really long.” Or your parents […]

This Penguin Has Some Impressive Angry Eyes

December 16, 2013 by

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