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Archive for November, 2008

Tonight’s ‘Gossip Girl’ Was a Disappointment

The Blog: November 3rd, 2008

I give it two out of 10 $18 gin martinis from 1 Oak.

Overheard on Bushwick Avenue

The Blog: November 4th, 2008

A sixtysomething couple walks slowly towards Powers St.

Man: …and you keep talking. Talk, talk, talk. Ad nauseam.

Women: [mumbles softly]

Man: Do you know what means, ad nauseam?

Woman: [mumbles softly]

Man: Ad nauseam: to the point of vomiting!

Woman: [mumbles softly]

One Line on the Election

The Blog: November 4th, 2008

I can remember the day, about a year ago, when I read “Goodbye to All That: Why Obama Matters” in the December Atlantic and began thinking, “Maybe this guy is worth supporting” but later, while sharing my enthusiasm with friends and family, I typically added a woeful “It would be nice, but he’ll never win […]