Archive for August, 2008

Aug 31 2008

Anna Karenina’s Makeover

Published by under Current Read,Subby Love

I can’t tell you how many times I picked up Anna Karenina throughout the years, and after reading a few chapters, put it down. Even if I overcame the tome-like volume, I could never overcome the dry and disconnected translation. As if the long Russian names weren’t deterrent enough, as if the confusion of who […]

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Aug 29 2008

Gone Fishin’

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Because we are philosophically opposed to working on Labor Day, we’ll be closed this Monday, Sept. 1.

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Aug 28 2008

Three Cheers for Mike Perry

Michael Perry is a writer from Wisconsin who returned to settle in his native small town, instead of fleeing permanently to the coasts, Chicago, or Madison. What this decision has given him is an ability to write about the rural upper Midwest from an insider’s perspective. He’s an intellectual but certainly no snob; he’s a […]

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Aug 27 2008

Tim Lane is Everywhere

Published by under Events,Gallery,Lou Life,Subby Love

Despite the surely inadvertent oversight of the writer’s not mentioning anywhere in the article that Tim is having a Gallery Show AND Book Signing here in September, there is a great piece on him and his work in the pull-out section of the RFT.  And serendipitously, John Hendrix has some quotes in said article.  It is a very Subterranean […]

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Aug 27 2008

Another Heads-Up

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Aug 26 2008

We’ve Read

Published by under Current Read

Afsaneh: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver. If you are tired of eating tomatoes that taste as good as their cellophane wrapper, or strawberries that taste like cardboard, or meat from animals that have been fed growth hormones and antibiotics (I’ll spare you other disgusting details —I’ll let you find out by reading the book), […]

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Aug 24 2008

Be a Locavore

Published by under Lou Life,Misc.

A couple of nights ago my book club met at my house to discuss Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. Aside from the new addition of the 5-month-old baby Harlan, the best thing that’s happened to our book club this year, we had the most interesting discussion and food that we’ve had in a long time.   […]

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Aug 19 2008


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Aug 19 2008

More Planners

Published by under Sidelines,Subby Love

We just got in the Moleskine Weekly Planner Twin Set for July 2008-December 2009.  It’s a hardcover RED planner with a softcover notebook.  Also includes a tabbed pages insert. $19.95 for the set. *UPDATE* Guess what Kaveh and I just discovered.  The red one has all these cool stickers you can use to label the […]

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Aug 17 2008


Published by under Gallery,Subby Love

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