2005 + 2015

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A c90 MMV mixtape for were-rabbits ... Gorillaz, Editors, Sigur Rós.

"I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered."
–George Best

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A c90 MMXV mixtape for revenants ... Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Skepta, Father John Misty.

"A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore."
–Yogi Berra

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1985 + 1995

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A c90 MCMLXXXV mixtape for goonies ... The Smiths, Madonna, The Style Council.

"Football without the fans is nothing."
–Jock Stein

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A c90 MCMXCV mixtape for bravehearts ... Cast, Blur, Pulp.

"If you don't want to play at Hampden in front of seventy thousand Scotsmen cheering then there's something wrong with you."
–Davie Cooper

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600mm

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The wildlife photography safari I took in Point Reyes last year has inspired me to up my game there, and I just acquired a Tamron 150-600mm lens to make the most of it. Today was really just an exploratory trip to check out some new areas of the park and test the lens. I didn't see a lot of wildlife, but I was really impressed with the quality of the few shots I got.

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1965 + 1975

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A c90 MCMLXV mixtape for a few dollars more ... The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Supremes.

"I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly."
–Winston Churchill

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A c90 MCMLXXV mixtape for holy grails... Neil Young, David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen.

"It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing when every 12 minutes one is interrupted by 12 dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper."
–Rod Serling

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The Ten Best Books I Read in 2017

  1. Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration – Amy Wallace and Edwin Catmull
  2. One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories – B. J. Novak
  3. Wintering – Peter Geye
  4. Welcome to the Monkey House – Kurt Vonnegut
  5. Mr. Dickens and His Carol – Samantha Silva
  6. Astrophysics for People In A Hurry – Neil DeGrasse Tyson
  7. Breakfast of Champions – Kurt Vonnegut
  8. The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon – Stephen King
  9. On the Camino – Jason
  10. Walden – Henry David Thoreau
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A Travel Playlist

Passage Dispatches ... A rambling c90 travel-themed mixtape for wanderers.

“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move”
―Robert Louis Stevenson

Dion, Bright Eyes, The B-52's...

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