Archives for: "March 2006"

March 24th, 2006
Cosas. Things attach themselves like leeches to the human soul, then they bleed out the sweetness and the music and the primordial joy of being unencumbered upon the land. Comprende? People feel tremendous pressure to settle down in some sort of… more »

Book of the Month - April, 2006

March 20th, 2006
Empire Falls by Richard Russo Miles Roby has been slinging burgers at the Empire Grill for 20 years, a job that cost him his college education and much of his self-respect. What keeps him there? It could be his bright, sensitive daughter, Tick, who… more »

March 16th, 2006
While I fear that we're drawn to what abandons us, and to what seems most likely to abandon us, in the end I believe we're defined by what embraces us. more »

Barrel Fever - David Sedaris

March 13th, 2006
In David Sedaris's world, no one is safe and no cow is sacred. A manic cross between Mark Leyner, Fran Lebowitz, and the National Enquirer, Sedaris's collection of essays is a rollicking tour through the national Zeitgeist: a do-it-yourself suburban dad… more »

March 5th, 2006
It's one of the things fear does to you, it makes you want to kill things that haven't ever hurt you, just because they might. more »