Tag Archives: The Replacements

Some things I’ve been reading

I haven’t read Bukowski for many years. But he’s hard to ignore when you follow a lot of writers in social media.

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Gonna knock it right out….

  There are always more reasons not to make art than to make it. And if you don’t earn any money from it…. If I persist, meager as my output is at times, it is because of a need regardless … Continue reading

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Somewhere there’s a party….

Bob Stinson In the promotional video for the Pleased to Meet Me tour, Paul Westerberg mentioned that The Replacements had two sets of fans—the loudmouth drunks up front and the shy, thoughtful kids sitting way in the back. I think … Continue reading

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My 10 favorite American poets

Anthony Braxton, one of my favorite living jazz musicians, said in a recent interview that You have to be honest about who you are, and the men and women who’ve influenced you. Part of learning from someone is to acknowledge … Continue reading

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Independence Day with The Replacements

The 4th of July—American Independence Day—is the only time of year I like to join the throng. Here in Florida rain nearly always threatens, but it rarely stops anyone from walking downtown to convene on the grassy areas by the … Continue reading

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