Monthly Archives: May 2007

Oh, Newt! … and, Why Classical Music Is So Boring, Episode 3,423

[PARENTAL WARNING: this post is extremely unreadable until paragraph 5 or so. It may be occasionally unreadable after that. You can't say I didn't warn you.] So, Newt Gingrich has written a novel: James nodded his thanks, opened the wax paper and looked a bit suspiciously at the offering, it looked to be a day [...]

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Regrettable Zeitgeist?

Here at Think Denk, we try to keep abreast and astride and athwart of all the most meaningful, semiotically capacious internet trends. Woe betide the blogger who heeds not the flittering flutter of the zeitgeist! I have had my attention drawn, lately, to a certain captioning, captivating phenomenon: it goes by the mysterious name of [...]

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Day 8 (just kidding, sort of)

For a different take on the Allemande (and ensuing movements), I have long been neglecting to link to the good people at Houston Public Radio, who had me on their program… I begin playing at 8 and a half minutes in. Otherwise, I simply babble away, it seems.

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Day 7: Microphone Where My Mouth Is

“I’m speechless,” I said to friend B. “Finally,” he replied. So: here’s the Allemande as it seemed to me today, my birthday, at 2:45 pm. It is recorded in the legendary studios of the Greystone Hotel. A couple twangy notes (no, really, I did get the piano tuned) and the ineffably poignant call of a [...]

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