Archive for October, 2008

Oct 30 2008

I Couldn’t Answer This

Published by under Misc.,News

Can you easily name your favorite book?  My answer depends completely on my mood and would always contain multiple options. Katie Couric asked Obama and McCain that question and The Christian Science Monitor posted an article on their responses here.

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Oct 27 2008

Elegy for DFW

Published by under Misc.

David Foster Wallace hanged himself recently at his home in California. If you’re looking for more insight into this tragedy than the news reports have been able to provide, pick up the current issue of Rolling Stone (Barack Obama’s on the cover); there’s an excellent, long article about DFW inside. This good man and great writer died alone, […]

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Oct 27 2008

Tonight! 7pm! Here!

Published by under Events,Subby Love

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Oct 26 2008

Shop Indie

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Oct 26 2008

An homage to the Best Bookstore in the StL, nay the world

Published by under Lou Life,Subby Love

So it took a day like today to squeeze the first blog post out of me, but this fair Sunday has been the kind one cannot keep to oneself. Here is why Subterranean is awesome, in a series of events in reverse order from now backwards: As I sit writing, the youngest Senator in Bermudan history […]

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Oct 25 2008

Becoming Informed In One Easy Step

Published by under Lou Life,News

We added a link on the left from the League of Women Voters so that you can easily find information about the various amendments and propositions, and all those judges.  And how cool is that practice ballot that comes with the election card?  Is that Robin Carnahan?  Give that woman a hand.

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Oct 23 2008

Cooper Moore Tickets

Published by under Lou Life

We have Cooper Moore tickets still, but there are very few left.   Josh was just in, saying that he was afraid it might sell out.  (Gillian you were right to panic and buy yours early). We’re all out of tickets They are $10 each, cash only.  The show is Saturday, Oct 25 at Joe’s Cafe (Bill Christman’s […]

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Oct 21 2008

The Thoughtful Patriot

Published by under Misc.

            Patriotism isn’t always the refuge of scoundrels. A proper patriotism, like Wendell Berry’s, would entail a lot less jingoism and much more honest, fearless national self-criticism, along with the ability to keep to the truest American ideals and aspirations in the face of mass greed, short-sightedness, and violence of gesture and language. More simply, the real patriot is a […]

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Oct 21 2008

I’m Pretty Sure I’m Gonna Regret This

Published by under Events

We’re having a sale this weekend.  The only people we’ve told are our bloggy/MySpacey/Facebookish friends.  Feel free to spread the word, but because ya’ll are all on top of it and stuff, you get the first word. So.  Here’s the details, fine print, whatever… We’re having a sale from Friday Oct 24 through Sunday Oct […]

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Oct 20 2008

Pink is So Punk Rock

Published by under Subby Love,Subculture

There are some super-cool music books that have just come out. Lydia Lunch The Gun is Loaded (Black Dog, $55.00).  Mostly her photos with some poetry/lyrics mixed in.   (It’s a British publisher) A provocative journey into the vision of one of America’s most fearless and pioneering daughters New York Dolls: Photographs by Bob Gruen (Abrams, […]

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