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New York, Revisited

New York, Revisited

Oh, New York. Even the bad things which people throw at you ("there's trash everywhere!") I take as evidence of a spirited metropolis. It is, to state the obvious, the[...]
Super Bowl Shenanigans (and much else besides)

Super Bowl Shenanigans (and much else besides)

It's not that I was desperate to watch the Super Bowl - it's that I wasn't given a choice. Which is fair, given the "when in Rome..." attitude which led me[...]
Dominic vs. Freedom #2: Monster Trucks

Dominic vs. Freedom #2: Monster Trucks

We put down our $10.25 plastic cups of Budweiser to stand for the national anthem. As the arena goes dark, the screens fill with the American flag and stock footage of[...]
Cult diversions

Cult diversions

Sometimes, gifts fall into your lap as if from Lord Xenu heaven. The 7-minute Scientology infomercial DVD on 'The Golden Age of Tech II' - accidentally delivered to our flat[...]
Anesthesia

Anesthesia

I had my wisdom teeth extracted yesterday, which was the first time I've ever been put under general aesthetic. And it should surprise no-one that my first instinct after coming[...]
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