Monthly Archives: June 2007

Le Samourai

There is a man lying in bed smoking, in an empty, run-down apartment.  A quotation from “The Book of the Bushido” appears on the screen: “There is no great solitude than that of the samurai, unless it that of the … Continue reading

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Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll

The CDs I bought last night were David Bowie’s "Changesbowie," Emmylou Harris’ "Profile," and Randy Newman’s "Bad Love."  I wasn’t buying too much new music with the David Bowie and Emmylou Harris albums. When I got home, I decided to … Continue reading

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Reservoir Dogs

I found yesterday that I wasn’t quite finished with Woody Allen.  I got my hands on the new book “Mere Anarchy” and starting reading it last night.  I liked “To Err is Human – To Float, Divine.”  It’s a satire … Continue reading

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Scoop

I made the mistake of listening to the bottom of the ninth inning of the A’s game last night.  Alan Embree supposedly was out to make amends for pitching badly on Monday night, when he gave up two runs in … Continue reading

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Match Point

I was listening to the A’s game on the radio, and I was very discouraged when Mark Kotsay allowed that ball to go over his head for a double.  The main benefit to having him out there in centerfield is … Continue reading

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Melinda and Melinda

Instead of watching the 6 o’clock news yesterday, I watched a program about Rock Hudson.  I guess I wanted to know more about his declining days before he died in 1985.  I didn’t get it from this program, however. Instead … Continue reading

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Anything Else

Yesterday I felt sleepy and apathetic all afternoon.  I watched the Giants-Yankees game on television.  The Fox cameras showed a lot of Robin Williams and Billy Crystal sitting together.  To their credit, I guess, they stuck around until the end … Continue reading

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